One Suleiman Mohammed has been sentenced to six months imprisonment for unlawful possession of two knives.
The 22-year-old was convicted and sentenced on Tuesday by an Area Court in Jos, Plateau state capital.
The judge, Mr. Thomas Ajitse, sentenced Mohammed following his guilty plea to possession of dangerous weapons.
Ajitse also gave the convict an option of a fine of N50,000.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Insp Ibrahim Gokwat told the court that on February 23, a police patrol team from the Railway Division Police Station, Jos, arrested the convict during a stop-and-search.
Gokwat said that the convict had two knives on him.
The police prosecutor said the offence contravened the provisions of the Plateau Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria