IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY
IN THE ABUJA JUDICIAL DIVISION
HOLDEN AT ABUJA
ON THE 21ST DAY OF JUNE 2018 SUIT NO. FCT/HC/CR/83/14
BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP:
HONOURABLE JUSTICE FOLASADE OJO – JUDGE
BETWEEN:
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

COMPLAINANT
AND

MARY OKOH

DEFENDANT

JUDGMENT
The defendant was arraigned before this Court on a three-count
charge to which she pleaded not guilty. The charge reads as follows:

“CHARGE
COUNT ONE:
That you Mary Okoh on or about February 29, 2012 within the
jurisdiction of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory
with intent to defraud did obtain the sum of N30,000,000
(Thirty Million Naira only) from Okon Amasi (Director, Mutual
Alliance Property Development Co. Ltd) purportedly for the sale
of

a

property

at

Plot

10,

Federal

Government

Layout,

Gwarimpa, FCT, Abuja under the false pretence that you own
the said property which pretence you knew to be false and
thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(1)(a) of the

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