SEE GOBE!!! Tenant Threatens To Kill Landlord Over 2 Months Electricity Bill
The FCT Police Command on Thursday arraigned a 35-year-old tenant, Godspower Obaka in a Dutse Grade I Area Court over an alleged threat to kill his landlord.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Prosecution Counsel, Mr Tunde Arowolo, told the court that the matter was reported by Ezekiel Love of the same address, on Aug. 10 at the Bwari Police Station.
The prosecution said that the defendant, alongside the defendant’s relation, Blessing, presently at large, allegedly trespassed into the complainant’s house and slapped him.
He said that the defendant also allegedly threatened to kill the complainant before leaving his house.
Arowolo said that the defendant had earlier, during police investigation, confessed to committing the crime, NAN reports.
He noted that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 19, 342, 263,265 and 397of the Penal Code.
The Presiding Officer, Mr Hassan Aliyu, in his ruling admitted the suspect on bail in the sum of N100, 000 with a surety, who must reside within the jurisdiction of the court and must also submit a printed copy of his or her BVN from the bank.
The Judge then adjourned the case until Aug.27 for hearing.
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