A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos State has ordered the remand of a 19-year-old boy who was caught throwing Marijuana into the Kirikiri Maximum Prisons Apapa for an inmate.
Antonio Moshood is expected to be kept at a rehabilitation centre for four months for the offence which contravenes the provisions of Section 11(c) of the NDLEA Act, Laws of the Federation, 2004 that recommends a life imprisonment term.
The accused was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency on a charge of drug trafficking to which he pleaded guilty.
The prosecutor, Mr. Jeremiah Aernan, consequently reviewed the facts of the case before the court, and tendered the narcotic substance in evidence, NAN reports.
He urged the court to convict the accused, based on evidences adduced.
In his verdict, Justice Ibrahim Buba who considered the age of the accused ordered that he be remanded at a rehabilitation centre for three months, and also remanded at the NDLEA custody for one month, for counselling.
The prosecutor said the convict had thrown a wrap of cannabis sativa, aka Indian hemp, weighing 3.3kg, into the prison compound for the benefit of one Taofeek, a detainee.
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