Friday, 27 January 2017

Woman appears in court over alleged cheating

The Police on Thursday arraigned one Joy
Amadu in a Wuse Zone 2 Senior
Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for alleged
cheating.
Amadu, 42, businesswoman of Nyanya, Abuja,
was arraigned on a one-count-charge of
cheating.
Prosecutor George Ayana said that one Ebere
Uzendu of Optimal Asset and Loan Micro
Finance Bank, located at Women Development
Centre, Abuja, reported the matter at the Wuse
Police Station on Jan. 13.
He said that the defendant was given a loan of
N400,000 from the said micro finance bank, with
an agreement to pay N130,000 monthly into the
account of the company.
The prosecutor said that the defendant defaulted
and when she was confronted, she issued the
company a dud cheque.
Ayana said that the offence contravened Section
322 of the Penal Code.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to
the charge leveled against her.
Senior Magistrate Mohammed Tahir , granted the
defendant bail in the sum of N100,000 and a
surety in like sum and adjourned the case till
Feb. 7, for hearing.