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Two teenagers imprisoned for public fighting
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An Area Court sitting in Jos, Plateau State, on Wednesday, sentenced two teenagers, Abba Suleiman and Ahmed Muhammed, to one-month imprisonment each for fighting in public with a dangerous weapon.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the judge, Thomas Ajitse, sentenced the teenagers after they pleaded guilty to public disturbance.

However, Ajitse gave them an option of N50, 000 fine each and warned them to stay away from crime.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Ibrahim Gokwat, told the court that the case was reported on May 18, at the Anglo-Jos Police Station.

Gokwat said the convicts fought each other and wounded themselves with dangerous weapons.

He said they were both taken to the hospital and treated and then later arrested.

He said the offence contravened the Penal Code Law of the state.