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Boyfriend Arrested for Allegedly Stealing from his Girlfriend



dreamstime_s_13979030A Grade 1 Area Court in Karu, Abuja, on Monday granted bail to Jacob Odeh in the sum of N100, 000 for alleged theft.

The presiding officer, Hassan Ishaq, ordered the defendant to produce one reliable and reasonable surety in like sum.

Ishaq said that the address of the surety must be verified by the officer of the court and the surety must submit his drivers’ licence or national identity card with the court registrar.

He adjourned the case till June 29 for hearing.

The Prosecutor, Habilah Jonathan, had earlier told the court that the case was reported at Nyanyan Police Station by Grace Saleh on March 31.

“The complainants reported that she and the defendant were in a relationship but the relationship suffered a setback toward the end of last year. The complainant reported that the defendant had called on the said date for a peace talk between them in her house. The complainant told the Police that the defendant came over to her house for the peace talk and in the process stole her Diamond bank ATM card.” he said.

According to Jonathan, complainant said that the defendant used the stolen ATM card to make a withdrawal of N100, 000 from her account.

He told the court that the complainant admitted committing the crime during police investigations.

The defendant pleaded not guilty.

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1 Comment

  1. Mr. Egghead

    April 4, 2016 at 7:35 pm

    Bellanaija loves to post stories like these:

    Man beats wife
    Male in-laws oppress old widow
    Man abandons family and wife raises up children single-handedly
    Man refuses to bring money for pot of egusi soup

    and now,
    Man steals from girlfriend

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