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Computer Technician Granted N100,000 Bail In Abuja Over Missing Dell Laptop

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July 22, 2016 – Computer Technician Granted N100,000 Bail In Abuja Over Missing Dell Laptop

Abuja police command arraigned a technician, Stephen John in a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrates’ Court, over a missing laptop brought to him for repairs.

32-year-old John who has a workshop at Wuse Zone 3, Abuja, was alleged to have collected a laptop from one Musa Talba for repairs but failed to do the job.

The prosecutor, Christopher Joseph, told the court that Talba, of Wuse Zone 6, Abuja, reported the matter at Wuse Police Station on July 14.

He added that John was facing a two-count charge of criminal breach of trust and cheating.
Joseph said that in May, the complainant gave his Dell laptop to the defendant for repairs and made a payment of N10, 000.

The prosecutor added that the defendant did not only fail to carry out the repairs on time as agreed, but also misplaced the laptop.

He said the offences contravened the provisions of Sections 312 and 322 of the Penal Code.
However, the defendant pleaded not guilty and the prosecutor prayed the court to grant him a date to commence trial.

The Senior Magistrate, Nuhu Tukur, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100, 000 and a surety in like sum.

Tukur also ordered that the surety must have fixed address within the jurisdiction of the court and adjourned the matter till Aug. 3 for hearing.




  1. Big Aunty Koks

    July 22, 2016 at 6:52 PM

    Some artisans, like making ways too much. I hope some of them will read this story and realize somebody could be prosecuted for irresponsible handling of property entrusted into their care for repairs.

  2. betty

    July 22, 2016 at 8:06 PM

    all this people with hand work that what they collect jobs nd refuse to do it. serves him right

  3. Truce

    July 22, 2016 at 9:32 PM

    How much is d laptop sef. Anyway I think he is paying for been irresponsible.

  4. fifelomo

    July 23, 2016 at 8:34 AM

    He’s paying for bn careless. #Gbam#

  5. huchennar

    July 23, 2016 at 8:48 PM

    it buhari’s era #saynotocorruption

  6. sola olaniyi

    July 24, 2016 at 10:03 AM

    the high bail fee will help him to be very careful in life

  7. Maryf

    July 25, 2016 at 1:33 PM

    After this, he will be careful next time. Nonsense

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