A Minna Magistrates’ Court has sentenced five men to three years imprisonment each after they pleaded guilty to adultery charges.
The sentence was handed down on Tuesday to the convicts, Mohammed Faruk, Johnbosco Dedan, David Momoh, Sunday Ekuese and Vincent Emmanuel with an option of N150, 000 fine each, NAN reported.
They were arraigned alongside Naomi Abdulmajeed, on a two-count charge of enticing a married woman and committing adultery.
According to the report, the Prosecutor, Inspector Emmanuel Danladi had told the court that one Abdulmajeed Akin of Tunga, Minna, reported the matter at the Tudun Wada Police Station on April 28.
Danladi quoted the complainant as saying that his wife, Naomi, had an intimate relationship with the other accused persons at different places including her matrimonial home.
The offences, he said, were contrary to sections 389, 387 and 388 of the penal code and asked the court to try them summarily in line with section 157 of the Criminal Procedure Code.