NIGER state liquor licensing board has secured conviction on a sixty five year old woman who specialised in the brewing of local alcohol popularly called Burukutu in the heart of Beri town of Mariga local government area of the state.                                                                                  The woman who was arranged before magistrate court 8 presided over by Abbdullahi Usman had pleaded guilty to all the  charges brought against her and beg the court to temper justice with mercy The magistrate advised the woman to use her age to impact positively on the lives of other  women in the society and not to engage in activties capable of bringing breakdown of law and other.                                      She was however sentenced to six months imprisonment and given an option of N150,000 fine  Other liqour vendors  also sentenced after pleading guilty for selling alchohol within the prohibited areas in their locality include Joshua Kamba and Rifkatu Elisha who all hail from Beri  and Zungeru respectively  and  were handed a 18 month and 12 month each or to pay an option of fine of N200,000 each The chairman of the board Barrister Yahaya Haladu appeal to the general public to always come up with useful information that would assist in stemming the sales, consumption and production of Alcohol in the state.

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