Farmer docked for alleged threat to life

The prosecutor said ‎the defendant of Gidan giyaka, Kachia, Kaduna State sent a threat text message to the plaintiff’s cell phone on April 19.‎

A criminal in handcuffs

Dogara was docked on charges of joint-act and criminal intimidation.

The prosecutor, Joshua Ayanna told the court that Mr Ikpe Udo of Prince and Princess Estate, Abuja reported the matter at the Apo Police Station on May 22.

He said ‎the defendant of Gidan giyaka, Kachia, Kaduna State sent a threat text message to the plaintiff’s cell phone on April 19.‎

He said the defendant claimed to be Mr Capon in the text message, saying that he was sent to kill the plaintiff, his personal assistant and security.

Ayanna said the defendant told the plaintiff that he would see him in three days and demanded that the plaintiff should call him back on the same number.

The prosecutor said during police investigations, the defendant confessed to the crime, adding that he had an accomplice, one Pius who is at large.

He said the defendant confessed that he sent the text message through Pius’ cell phone, adding that the offence contravened Sections 79 and 397 of the Penal Code.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.

The judge, Alhaji Umar Kagarko granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200, 000 with one surety in like sum.

He subsequently adjourned the case till July 26 for hearing.

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