A businessman, Mustapha Umar, on Tuesday appeared in a Life Camp Magistrates’ Court docket, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a person of N3.9 million.
Umar, who pleaded not responsible is charged with two counts of prison breach of belief and dishonest.
The prosecution counsel, Peter Ejike, whereas presenting the case instructed the courtroom that the complainant, one Muhammed Abdullahi of Nasarawa Avenue, Battle School Quarters, Gwarimpa, Abuja, reported the matter at Life Camp Police Station on June 1.
Ejike alleged that the defendant on March 19, purchased frozen hen price N4.three million from the complainant
”He made some fee and dishonestly refused to pay the steadiness of N3. 9 million,” the prosecutor added.
He mentioned that the offense contravened the provisions of Sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code.
The Justice of the Peace, Chinyere Nwecheonwe, admitted the defendant to bail within the sum of N500,000 with one surety in like sum.
She adjourned the case till Aug. 31, for listening to, NAN studies.