Man In Scorching Soup After Promoting Hashish To A ‘Buyer’ Not Realizing He Was Dealing With NDLEA Official
A person recognized as Muritala Babarinde has been sentenced to spend one 12 months in jail custody, The PUNCH studies.
The person was sentenced by a Federal Excessive Courtroom sitting in Osogbo, Osun State, on Wednesday, for being in possession of 4.7kg of Indian hemp.
The convict was arrested at Akinlalu village, Modakeke, by officers of the Nationwide Drug Legislation Enforcement Company.
Whereas being trailed by the NDLEA, Babarinde was mentioned to have offered Indian hemp to an secret agent, who approached him, earlier than he was ultimately arrested.
The prosecutor, Ogaga Azuigo, known as three witnesses, who have been officers of the NDLEA.
The convict mentioned he solely smoked Indian hemp and denied being in possession of two luggage of the substance as alleged by the NDLEA.
However one of many witnesses known as by the prosecution mentioned the convict offered Indian hemp to him, when he pretended to be a consumer of the illicit drug.
The counsel for the defendant, Mr D. D. Adegbola, pleaded with the courtroom to be lenient along with his consumer.
Delivering his judgment, Justice Peter Lifu, sentenced Babarinde to one-year imprisonment.
The decide mentioned the jail time period would begin from February 2020 when he was first arraigned.