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Police arraign man, 33, charged with cheating, intimidation


ABUJA – The police on Wednesday arraigned a 33-year-old man, Eniola Gabriel, of Angwa Sarki Orozo, Abuja, in  an Area 1 Court, Kado, Abuja, charged with cheating and intimidation.

The prosecutor, Insp. Friday Idi, told the court that one Mrs Okolo Efioma of 47 Ajose Adegun Street, Utako, Abuja, reported the matter at Utako Police Station on Oct. 29.

Idi said that the accused went to Efioma’s restaurant and demanded for food and drinks, valued at N700.

He said that after eating, the accused refused to pay and intimidated the complainant with a knife when she requested for her money.

The prosecutor said the offences contravened sections 322 and 397 of the Penal Code.

However, the accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and the Presiding Judge, Mr Abubakar Sadiq,
granted him bail in the sum of N20,000 with one surety in like sum.

Sadiq said the surety must be living within the court’s jurisdiction and adjourned the case until Nov. 17 for further hearing (NAN)

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