Nasarawa Police Command has dragged a young man named Yunusa Hassan, 28, to an Upper Area Court in the Mararaba area of the state and alleged that he had sold a company car which belongs to the transport company he was working at for the sum of N1.8m. The suspect, a resident of Kabayi Mararaba, was hit with a three count-charge including conspiracy, criminal breach of trust and cheating.
Sergent Godwin Ejeh, Police Prosecutor, said that the case was first reported at the Sani Abacha Road Police Station by one Malam Ma’aji Akwanga of New Nyanya Transport Company, Mararaba, on the 6th of June, 2019.
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According to the sergeant, the suspect, having conspired with an accomplice who is currently nowhere to be found, sold a car numbered MKD987SB belonging to the company with a cost value of N1.3million, and that is an offence as contained in the Penal Code of sections 97, 312 and 322.
Ibrahim Shekarau, presiding judge, granted the suspect bail of N100,000 and a surety that had to be within the jurisdiction of the court. The case was adjourned until July 17, 2019, for deeper hearing.