Court remands repairer for allegedly selling customer’s phone

The Area Court judge, Gambo Garba , ordered that the defendant be  remanded in the Nigerian Correctional Service facility in Suleja, Niger State.

Garba adjourned the matter untill 15 .

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Chinedu Ogada told the court that on Dec. 31, 2021 the complainant, Ekaite Okon Yimi Zuba reported the matter at the Zuba Police Station.

Ogada said that on Dec 14, the complainant gave the defendant her android phone  N85,000 for repair and deposited N1,500 as part .

He said that the defendant criminally sold the complainant’s phone and converted the money to his personal use.

The prosecution said during police investigations, all effort to recover the  phone failed.

Ogada said the offence contravened the provisions sections 312 and 322 the Penal Code.. ()