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.