A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Kaduna State on Thursday sentenced a 26-year-old bar attendant, Francis Alabi, to 10 months in prison for stealing his employer’s N250,000.
The Magistrate, Ibrahim Emmanuel, sentenced Alabi to 10 months imprisonment without the option of a fine after he pleaded guilty to the charges.
Emmanuel said that the sentence would serve as a deterrent to others.
Alabi a resident of Ungwan Pama, Kaduna, was charged with breach of trust and stealing.
Earlier, the prosecutor, Inspector Chidi Leo, told the court that Alabi, who worked as a bar attendant at Freedom Bar located in Barnawa, stole the sum on January 5 from his employer, James Adebiyi.