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 The police on Friday arraigned a 33 year old aluminum fabricator Lucky Joseph who allegedly defrauded his client Joseph a resident of Gwagwa Karmo Abuja is standing trial on a two count charge of criminal breach of trust and cheating The defendant however pleaded not guilty before a Kado Grade 1 Area Court Abuja The prosecutor DSP Stanley Nwafoaku told the court that on Sept 12 the complainant Mr Ike Utazi reported the case at Life Camp Police Station Abuja Nwafoaku alleged that in February the complainant entrusted N200 000 to the defendant to work on his house on Police Housing Estate Life Camp He said that the defendant was to partition all the windows in the house but he only fixed two small toilet windows worth N5 000 The prosecutor said that the defendant refused to complete the job and converted the remaining money to his personal use According to him during police investigation the defendant could not give any reason for his action Nwafoaku said that the offences contravened Sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code The Judge Mr Mohammed Wakili granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N200 000 with a surety in like sum Wakili ordered that the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court and provide his Bank Verification Number printout The judge adjourned the case until Nov 3 for hearing NewsSourceCredit NAN
Aluminum fabricator charged with defrauding client

1 The police on Friday arraigned a 33-year-old aluminum fabricator, Lucky Joseph, who allegedly defrauded his client.

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2 Joseph, a resident of Gwagwa Karmo, Abuja, is standing trial on a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust and cheating.

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3 The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty before a Kado Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja.

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4 The prosecutor DSP Stanley Nwafoaku, told the court that, on Sept. 12, the complainant, Mr Ike Utazi, reported the case at Life Camp Police Station, Abuja.

5 Nwafoaku alleged that, in February, the complainant entrusted N200, 000 to the defendant to work on his house on Police Housing Estate, Life Camp.
He said that the defendant was to partition all the windows in the house, but he only fixed two small toilet windows worth N5, 000.
The prosecutor said that the defendant refused to complete the job and converted the remaining money to his personal use.

6 According to him, during police investigation, the defendant could not give any reason for his action.

7 Nwafoaku said that the offences contravened Sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code.
The Judge, Mr Mohammed Wakili, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N200, 000 with a surety in like sum.

8 Wakili ordered that the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court and provide his Bank Verification Number printout.

The judge adjourned the case until Nov. 3 for hearing.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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