Court remands farmer over alleged N1.3m fraud Tribune Online


A Magistrates’ Court in Makurdi, on Wednesday, ordered that a farmer, Kparevfa Jacob, who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N1.3 million and threatened to kidnap him, be remanded in a correctional centre, pending legal advice.

Jacob, who resides in Tse-Kula village Gwer- East L.G.A Benue, is charged with fraud and criminal intimidation.

Magistrate Ajuma Igama, however,  did not take the plea of Jacob for want of jurisdiction.

She adjourned the case until Aug. 27, 2020, for further mention.

Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Ato Godwin told the court that the case was reported at the ”Operation Zenda” Headquarters in Gboko by one Emmanuel Ayua of No 46 Orafaga-Dem street Adekaa…

Source: Nigerian Tribune