It has been reported that, an Adamawa State youth leader, Ikamu Kato has been sentenced to a two-year imprisonment for insulting President Muhamadu Buhari and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.
According to reports on Monday, Chief Magistrate Dimas Elishama, convicted Kato, who is the Youth Leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Hong Local Government Area, to one year in prison for use of insulting or abusive words, and also an option of N25,000 fine.
Further reports disclosed that, The court also convicted and sentenced the defendant to one year in prison, also with N25,000 fine option, “for inciting public disturbance.”
It was reported that the presiding judge stated that, the punishment was mild, because the court considered the plea of the convict to temper justice with mercy.
Meanwhile, The judge added that Kato’s conduct during the trial was civil and that he apologized, but that he could not be left to go off entirely free.