A 16-year-old boy has been sentenced to one-year community service under a non-custodian facility by a Shari’a Court in Kaduna on Tuesday for pelting an old man with stones.
The judge, Malam Anass Khalifa, sentenced the minor after he pleaded guilty to assault.
Khalifa also ordered the boy’s parents to pay compensation of N15,000 to the complainant.
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Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Sambo Maigari told the court that the minor pelted Malam Yusha’u Muhammad, an Assistant Imam with stones for cautioning against entering women’s prayer sessions.
He said the minor and his friends injured Muhammed and he was hospitalised.