Herdsman bags 2 years for illegal grazing

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting has sentenced one Ali Haruna to two years imprisonment for grazing his cows in a farmland in Ado-Ekiti and destroying crops. The Magistrate, Idowu Ayenimo noted in his judgement that the accused was arraigned in his court on Jan 22, 2016 over a two-count charge of willful and unlawful damage of farm crops at Ago Aduloju in Ado-Ekiti. The 18-year-old Haruna was confirmed by the four prosecuting witnesses to have been caught in the midnight grazing his cow in the farm belonging to Abdulahi Yaho and Bello Mohammed.