Lawyer in court for N3m land scam


Published on November 2, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments



An Enugu-based lawyer, Bonaventure Ononugbo, on Tuesday appeared before an Enugu East Magistrates’ Court for an alleged N3 million land scam and forgery.

The accused and the complainant, Mr Victor Ekwo, were said to have bickered over the ownership of a piece of land located at Nike Road, Enugu.

When the matter was called up for hearing, the complainant told the court that when he discovered that another person was contending his land with him, he invited the complainant for a peace meeting.

Ekwo said that the accused presented him with a receipt claiming to have bought the land in 2001.

He said that upon investigation, he discovered that the receipt bore a stamp of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in commemoration of OPEC 50th anniversary.

The complainant said that he further went to the internet and found out that the…

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