On Wednesday, in a Grade I Area court in Mpape, Abuja, appeared a teenager, Yusuf Obaka, who allegedly kidnapped a 17-year-old girl.

The criminal Obaka, who lives in Mpape area Abuja, was charged with criminal conspiracy and kidnapping by the police.

The Prosecutor, Mr Stanley Nwaforaku, told the court that one Joseph Ogbeche father of the victim reported the matter on Nov 17 at the Mpape Police Station.

He alleged that the defendant criminally conspired with one Shedrack, now at large and unlawfully abducted the victim for one month and one week.

The prosecution alleged that the defendant confessed to the crime during Police investigation.

He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 97 and 272 of the Penal Code.

However, the defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Judge, Mr Salihu Ibrahim, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200,000 with one surety in like sum.

The case was thereafter, adjourned until Nov. 25 for hearing.


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