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 Court discharges unemployed graduate over public nuisance

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An Abuja Magistrates’ Court yesterday, discharged a 20-year-old unemployed graduate, Ugo Okonjo, of no fixed address, on charges of being a public nuisance.
The Police prosecutor, Sgt. Mohammed Saliu, told the court that Okonjo was arrested on April 16 by a police surveillance team led by Insp. Godfery Agia.
He was taken to Gwarimpa Police Station, Abuja on suspicion of “loitering and staring into houses and shops at Bony ‘B’ Corner Shop, First Avenue, Gwarimpa”.
Saliu said that when the accused was questioned, he was unable to give satisfactory account of what he was doing in the vicinity.
The prosecutor said that the offence was punishable under section 183 of the Penal Code.
Okonjo, had pleaded guilty to loitering and begged the court for mercy.
In her ruling, Magistrate Habiba Bello cautioned and discharged the accused. (NAN)

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written by Ogechuk, April 26, 2012
What type of advice is oritsejafor giving to gudlock and other xtian men in authority,he needs to let them know that there is need for a revamping of our industries.The joblessness is affecting mostly xtians who make up more than 80% of nigeria

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