Couple arraigned for land fraud

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The Enugu Zonal Command of the EFCC has arraigned a couple, Mr Udeani Simon Sunday and his wife, Udeani Dorcas Amaka before Justice M.G. Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Enugu.

They were arraigned on 3 count charges bordering on obtaining the sum of N2,750,000 by false pretence in an alleged land fraud.

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One of the charges against the Udeanis read: “That you Udeani Simon Sunday & Udeani Dorcas Amaka, between 10th July 2019 to 19th December 2019 in Enugu, Enugu State, within the jurisdiction of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, with intent to defraud, induced one Onugu Angela Chinyere to deliver to you the sum of N2,750,000 under the pretence that you would sell to her a plot of land which pretence you knew to be false.

They pleaded not guilty to the charges, following which prosecuting counsel, Nurudeen Ingawa prayed the court for a trial date, while the defence counsel, made an application for their bail.


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