Ebute Metta Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos State on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man to “carry two buckets filled with water up and down a staircase 100 times” for stealing a cell phone valued at N6, 000. Chikwandu Alo was sentenced by Chief Magistrate B.O. Ope-Agbe after he admitted committing the offence.
“I order that the convict should fill up two buckets with water and carry them up and down a stair case a 100 times,’’ she said.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Jimah Iseghede, had told the court that the accused stole the cell phone from a van. The offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.