Abubakar Munkailu, a property agent, has been sent to jail by Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna State High Court, after he was arraigned on a one count charge bordering on forgery.
The charge against Abubakar reads, “That you, Munkaila Abubakar sometime in January, 2018 at Kaduna within the judicial division of the High Court of Justice of Kaduna with intent to defraud forged a document title ” TAKARDAN YARJENIYA SAYAR DA PLOT KO GIDA DAKE DANBUSHIYA KADUNA ” in respect of a plot situate at Millennium City, DANBUSHIYA Kaduna, purportedly issued by Abubakar Mamadi and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 344 and punishable under Section 345 of the Kaduna State Penal Code Law, 2017.”
The defendant, however, pleaded guilty to the charge.
Consequently, the prosecution counsel, N. Salele urged the court to convict him accordingly.
Justice Khobo convicted and sentenced him to 5 years imprisonment or a fine of N100,000. He has since restituted the complainant
Munkaila, a property agent at Danbushiya, Chikun Local Government Area ran into trouble when he sold four plots of land located at Millennium City, Kaduna valued at N 4,175,000, which did not belong to him, with forged documents.