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Driver in court for allegedly swindling businessman of N400,000

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 A driver Yunusa Mohammed 35 on Tuesday appeared in a Gwagwalada Magistrates Court FCT for allegedly swindling a businessman of N400 000 The police charged Mohammed of Bako village extension Kwali Area Council Abuja with two counts of criminal breach of trust and cheating The Prosecution Counsel Emeka Ihekoronye told the court that in October 2019 the defendant collected the CofO for plot No 442 located at Paiko Kure village valued N400 000 belonged to Yahaya Sule of opposite Diamond bank Gwagwalada Abuja He said that the defendant sold the land and converted the money for his own use The offences he said contravened the provisions of sections 317 and 322 of the Penal Code The defendant however pleaded not guilty The defendant told the court that he did not sell the land but used it as a collateral to borrow money to pay his son s schools fees The Magistrate Mr Yusuf Ibrahim admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100 000 with two reasonable sureties in like sum He ordered the sureties must reside within the court s jurisdiction Ibrahim adjourned the case until Oct 14 for hearing Edited By Sadiya Hamza Source NAN
Driver in court for allegedly swindling businessman of N400,000

Gwagwalada Magistrates

A driver, Yunusa Mohammed, 35, on Tuesday appeared in a Gwagwalada Magistrates’ Court, FCT, for allegedly swindling a businessman of N400,000.

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The police charged Mohammed of Bako village extension, Kwali Area Council, Abuja with two counts of criminal breach of trust and cheating.

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The Prosecution Counsel, Emeka Ihekoronye told the court that in October 2019 the defendant collected the CofO for plot No 442 located at Paiko Kure village valued N400,000 belonged to  Yahaya Sule of opposite Diamond bank, Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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He said that the defendant sold the land and converted the money for his own use.

The offences, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 317 and 322 of the Penal Code.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.

The defendant told the court that he did not sell the land but used it as a collateral to borrow money to pay his son’s schools fees.

The Magistrate, Mr Yusuf Ibrahim, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two reasonable sureties in like sum.

He ordered the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.

Ibrahim adjourned the case until Oct. 14 for hearing.


Edited By: Sadiya Hamza
Source: NAN

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