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
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.
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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
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