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IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY
HOLDEN AT MAITAMA
BEFORE HIS LORDSHIP: HON. JUSTICE A. S. UMAR
SUIT NO: FCT/HC/CR/76/14
BEWEEN:
FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

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COMPLAINANT

AND
OKECHUKWU EMMANUEL IHEDIWA (M)

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ACCUSED PERSON

18 – 03 - 2015
JUDGEMENT
With leave of this court the accused person Okechukwu Emmanuel
Ihediwa was arraigned before this court on 2 count amended
charge on 18/3/2015. The count read as thus;
Court 1
That you Okechukwu Emmanuel Ihediwa (M) sometimes in
August 2014 or thereabout at Abuja pretended to hold the
designation of staff coordinator of the Federal Ministry of
Information and Communication and in such assumed
character did fraudulently obtain monies amounting to N1.5
Million from one Nkechinyere Mercy Onuoha and 5 Others
under the colour of such office that you were giving them
jobs/employment and you thereby committed an offence
contrary and punishable under S. 132 of the P.C Cap 532 Law
of F.C.T Abuja 2006.
Court 2
That you Okechukwu Emmanuel Ihediwa (M) sometime in
August 2014 or thereabout at Abuja pretended to hold the
designation of staff coordinator of the Federal Ministry of
Information and Communication and in such assumed
character and acted under the colour of such office and you
thereby committed an offence contrary and punishable under
S. 132 of P.C. Cap 532 Laws of F.C.T Abuja 2006.
It is apt to mention that immediately the charges were read to the
accused person he plead guilty to 2 count charge. The prosecution

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