Two middle aged men who reportedly stole the goat which they hid in their car’s booth, were served some punishment by local task force in a Gombe community, who apprehended the thieves after an alarm was raised.
The thieves were taken into custody, after they were publicly humiliated and flogged for the stealing the goat. Here are photos below;
A vira report on November 29, disclosed also that two thieves were caught after they allegedly stole turkey from the compound of a poultry farmer in Nnobi, Anambra State. According to the Facebook user, the owner trailed the suspects and nabbed them at Ehulu market, where they probably intended to sell the animals.
In the video taken at Afor Nnobi, the young men are laid on the floor and subjected to severe flogging by someone suspected to the the poultry farmer.
“Happenings in Afor Nnobi, they are caught by the owner of Turkey which he said they came to his house early morning to carry it. By this he block them at Ehulu market and caught them” he wrote.
Also in 2017, a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, ordered that Ibrahim Bala should be given six lashes of cane for stealing a gas cylinder. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, who ordered the punishment, warned the convict to desist from committing crime.
Bala of no fixed address was charged with theft. He had admitted committing the crime and prayed the court to temper justice with mercy. He claimed that he was under the influence of bad friends. Earlier, the prosecutor, Florence Auhioboh, had told the court that one Baba Umar of Ministry of Defence, Abuja, reported the matter at the Gwarimpa Police Station on May 4, 2017.
According to her, the complainant said that Bala criminally entered into their compound and stole a gas cylinder. Auhioboh said that he was arrested in the process, and that during police investigation, the cylinder was recovered. She told the court that the offence was punishable under Section 288 of the Penal Code.