Tenimu Mohammed, a student of Kogi State Polytechnic, Lokoja, was sentenced to 8 years in prison by a Magistrate Court in Lokoja for illegal possession of firearms and unlawful association.
On Friday, April 9, 2021, Shehu Tenimu Mohammed, an ND II student in the Department of Public Administration, was apprehended carrying a locally made revolver pistol and five rounds of live ammo while passing through the Polytechnic’s main door.
On Tuesday, July 6, the trial judge, Justice Mohammed, convicted the suspect on the three-count accusation after he pled guilty to the charges in the charge sheet and fined him N8,000.
The prosecuting attorney at the hearing, Barr. Samuel Ikutanwa, had demanded that the charges be read to the accused person, who had pleaded guilty to unlawful association, possession of firearms, and being a member of a cult group.