MAN SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS IN PRISON FOR THREATENING TO KILL HOUSEWIFE
A Kabusa Grade I Area Court on Tuesday sentenced an applicant, Stephen Newman, to two years in prison for threatening to assassinate a housewife.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mahmud Lawal, informed the court Mrs Grace Mbom, who lives on Missal Crescent, Garki, Abuja reported the case at the Garki Police station, FCT on Aug.7.
Lawal told the court that the complainant reported that on Aug.1, Newman sent her a text message informing her that he was an assassin who was paid to kill her.
Lawal told the court that due to the threat, the complainant was unable to step out of her house.
He informed the court that in the course of the police investigation, the convict was arrested and could not give satisfactory explanations as to how the message generated from his phone number.