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Man gets 6 months in prison for stealing Sallah ram

Within Sallah in the air, families with money to spare are queuing at livestock markets to buy a ram for slaughter.

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A 30-year-old man, Sulaiman Awokunle, in Osun got six months jail time from a magistrate court for stealing a ram from another Sallah hopeful.

Police the court the ram was worth N25,000.

The defendant pleaded not guilty of theft and pleaded for mercy.

The magistrate wasn’t having it, but the court gave him an option of N4,000 fine in the spirit of Eid-El-Kabir.

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