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Surety arraigned in court

Orsuul, a civil servant, is facing one-count charge of screening of offender.

Imprisonment.

He pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The presiding judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500,000, with a surety in like sum and adjourned hearing until July 25.

The prosecutor, Mr Adeniyi Oyeyemi, told the court that the complainant, Mr Ochir Samuel, of Benue State Liaison Office, Asokoro, reported the matter via petition to police in Abuja on Feb.2, 2016

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He said the complainant paid N2million to one Daniel Abbah in June 2015 for the purchase of air compressor machine.

According to the prosecutor, Abbah converted the said money to his own personal use.

“During police investigation, he was arrested and he confessed to the allegation’’, Oyeyemi said.

He also said that the defendant, Orsuul, acted as a surety for Abbah who was taken on bail and promised to comply with the conditions.

He said the defendant later left his office to an unknown address and refused to produce Abbah who had jumped bail.

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“He left his house at Kurudu to Mpape, making it difficult for his re-arrest. Since then, all efforts made to trace him proved abortive’’, Oyeyemi said.

He said the offence was contrary to Section 167 of the Penal Code.

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