An Area Court in Kado, Abuja, Tuesday sentenced a security man, Isa Richard, to one month imprisonment for negligence.
The accused, who is of Jayina Orozo 1, Abuja, had pleaded guilty to the charge of negligence.
The judge, Mallam Abubakar Mohammed, who handed down the judgment, however, gave him an option of N5, 000 fine.
Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp Simon Emmanuel, had told the court that the case was reported at the Utako Police Station on Jan. 23.
The matter was reported by one Ayo Lawal of Cillazeke Plaza on Adebayo Adedeji Crescent, Abuja.
The complainant reported that the accused was negligent at his duty post, resulting in the disappearance of a company’s generator.
Emmanuel had told the court that the offence was punishable under Section 196 of the Penal Code.