IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE FEDERAL
CAPITAL TERRITORY, ABUJA
HOLDEN AT ABUJA
ON THURSDAY, 9TH DAY OF MARCH, 2017
BEFORE HON. JUSTICE SYLVANUS C. ORIJI
CHARGE NO. FCT/HC/CR/126/2014
BETWEEN
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

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COMPLAINANT

AND
1. NWAOTOLE FRANK
2. LIGHT MARITIME LIMITED

DEFENDANTS

JUDGMENT
On 7/7/2014, the defendants were arraigned before the Court on a 1-count
charge filed on 4/6/2014. However, on 28/11/2014, the prosecution sought
and obtained the leave of the Court to file an amended charge. The Court
deemed the amended charge filed on 21/11/2014 as properly filed and
served. The amended charge reads:

COUNT 1
That you, Nwaotule Frank [being the Managing Director of the Light
Maritime Limited], and the Light Maritime Limited, sometime in May,
2013 in Abuja, within the jurisdiction of the High Court of the Federal
Capital Territory, with intent to defraud, obtained the sum of Five Million
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