Developer in Abuja arraigned for selling land to 30 clients
Princess Carol Ngozi alongside her company, Carolina Luxury Homes, on Wednesday was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja.
She was arraigned before Justice Hamza Muazu of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, on a 30-count charge, which border on obtaining by false pretence.
The EFCC charges against Princess Ngozi indicated that she allegedly, on various occasions, obtained the total sum of N31,825,000 from thirty of her clients.
She collected the monies under the pretext of allocating to them various plots land at Carolina Luxury Homes Estate, Gousa District, Abuja.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges when read.
Olumide Olujimi, their counsel, informed the court of a pending motion for bail filled on August 16.
Olujimi pleaded that Ngozi be admitted to bail on liberal terms.
Faruk Abdullahi, EFCC counsel, did not oppose the application. He urged the court to give conditions that will ensure that the defendants are available for trial.
Justice Muazu granted bail to Ngozi in the sum of N30million and a surety in like sum.
The surety must have a landed property within Abuja Municipal Area Council with original document submitted to the court.
Ngozi was ordered to deposit her International passport. The matter was adjourned until September 17.
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