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Abuja businessman caged for fraudulent land deal

19 March 2016, 07:02Emeka Okonkwo

Abuja - Three suspects, including a businessman, have appeared in court for allegedly defrauding another of N210 million in a bogus land deal.

Paul Adams, his company, Paulad Continental MGT Limited, alongside one Yusuf Mohammed and Suleiman Ahmed appeared at the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama Abuja, on an 11-count charge bordering on criminal conspiracy, forgery and obtaining under false pretence.

Another suspect, Hajiya Lami Safiya Umar, is now deceased.

The accused persons allegedly conspired to swindle one Nnamdi Joseph Omego of the said amount of money under the guise of procuring an estate land for him in Abuja.

Also read: Metuh asks judge to transfer N400m fraud case

The offence was allegedly committee between August 2011 and April 2012 in Abuja.

The defendants are pleading not guilty to all the counts preferred against them.

Mohammed and Ahmed have secured bail in the sum of N20 million each.

Adams has been remanded in custody pending the time a proper application would be filed for their bail.

Justice Dodo has adjourned the matter to Thursday for trial. 

- CAJ News

Tags abuja fraud

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