A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Tuesday discharged one Shehu Adamu, docked for stealing his own car from the police statio, NAN reports.
Adamu, who resides at Utako Village, Abuja, and arraigned on a charge of theft, had pleaded guilty after admitting to committing the offence.
He begged the court for leniency.
The Judge, Alhaji Inuwa Maiwada, after listening to Adamu, discharged him and warned him not to commit the crime again.
He ordered him to sign a bond to be of good behaviour.
Maiwada also ordered the police to release the car to the defendant.
The Prosecuting Counsel, Mrs Ijeoma Ukagha, had told the court that one Ugochukwu Ogbonna, a Mobile Police Officer attached Utako Police Station, reported the matter at the station.