Man Charged To Court Over ₦2.4m UN Job Scam
Tukur, who lives on Abacha Road, Mararaba, Nasarawa State, is indicted with three counts charge of impersonation, breach of trust and cheating.
He alleged that the defendant claimed to be a consultant for the UNDP.
Ocahi said sometime in March 2017, the defendant conspired with one Abubakar Chika, at large and defrauded the complainant of ₦2.4 million to help him secure a job.
The prosecution alleged that after the complainant gave the defendant the money, he disappeared into thin air.
The prosecutor also alleged that after the police apprehended the defendant, he issued a dud cheque as a refund in the sum of ₦2 million which was dishonoured on presentation.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 132, 312, and 322 of the penal code.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Njideka Iheme-Nwosu, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N1million with one surety in like sum.
She adjourned the case until May 23 for hearing