Landlord in court for allegedly removing tenant’s roof

The defendant is standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on mischief and theft.

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The defendant of Jabi Daki Biyu, Abuja,denied committing the offences, while the judge , Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 and one surety in like sum.

Sadiq said that the surety must produce a utility bill that must be in his name, and  adjourned the case till Feb. 13, for further hearing.

Earlier, the prosecutor, Florence Auhioboh, told the court that one Joseph Azikwe of same address with the complainant reported the matter at the Life Camp Police Station Abuja on Jan. 31.

Auhioboh said that the complainant said in Dec. 2016 while he was not at home, the defendant allegedly brought some labourers to remove his roof.

He said when he returned, he could not find his Infinix hot note phone, valued at N28, 000, Tecno phone valued at N30, 000, Black Berry phone valued at N29, 000 and cash of N20, 000.

The prosecutor also said the complainant tried all means to recover his property, but proved abortive,

He said that the offences contravened Sections 327 and 288 of the Penal Code.

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