A 35-year-old motorcyclist, Sagir Yahaya on Tuesday appeared in a Grade I Area Court in Kubwa, Abuja, for allegedly cheating man over a hire purchase agreement.
The police charged Yahaya of Arab Road, Kubwa, with criminal breach of trust and cheating.
Okpa said that the defendant collected a motorcycle from the complainant on hire purchase for N500, 000 for commercial purpose.
He said the defendant was to pay N9, 000 weekly to the complainant for 12 months.
The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of sections 312, and 322 of the Penal Code.
The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty.
The Judge, Mr Muhammad Adamu, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200, 000 with one reasonable surety in like sum.
He however adjourned the case until Sept. 22 for hearing.(NAN)