Metro Ebonyi: Court Sentenced 2 Youths To Jail For Vandalizing Electricity Cable


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A Federal High Court sitting in Abakaliki, Ebonyi, on Monday sent two persons to various jail terms for destroying cables of Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in the state, the Nation reports.

The convicts, Ndubuisi Ogbonna (18) and Gabriel Chinedu (21) were arrested on October 19 in Amaechara, Amasiri Afikpo North local government area of Ebonyi State, where they committed the crime.

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Chinedu bagged six- year jail term, while Ogbonna was jailed for four years.

Police prosecutor, Solomon Orond, told the court that the convicts were caught cutting the electricity cables when they were arrested.

He said Chinedu lost one of his fingers and sustained serious injury on his hand following electrocution during the act.



- The Nation
 
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