Agent docked for alleged N2.2m visa fraud

 An agent, Esther Samuel, who allegedly defrauded two people of N2.2 million  to secure a Schengen and Japanese visas, on Monday appeared an Upper Area Court, Mpape, Abuja, for alleged.

police charged Samuel, who resides Nassarawa State, is charged with four counts of Criminal conspiracy, criminal breach of trust, cheating, and Document forgery.

counsel, Stanley Nwaforaku, told court that complainants, Mbata Chinyere and Njoku Hippolatus reported matter at the Maitama Police station.

Nwaforaku said, during police investigation, it was discovered that the visas the defendant procured were not genuine.

The offence, Nwaforaku said, contravened the provisions of sections 97, 312,322 of the Penal Code.

The defendants however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Judge, Marafa Mohammed, admitted the defendant to bail the sum of N2.5 million with one reasonable and reliable surety who must also be a civil servant.

He adjourned the until April 12 for .(NAN)