Operatives of the Nigeria Police have filed felony costs towards a lawyer, James Idih and Otomiewo Ufuoma earlier than the Justice of the Peace Court docket in Abuja for fabricating false proof towards Architect Adamu Stephen Okunade.
In line with the cost sheet with cost no: CR/442/2020, the suspects have been alleged to have tricked one Moses Isha and Gideon Ajogi into signing witness statements on behalf of the defendants to defend a swimsuit towards the complainant.
The defendants have been stated to have a while in 2018 invited Isha and Ajogi to his workplace to signal an announcement to defend a swimsuit fabricated to help a petition with the intention to trigger accidents on Arch. Okunade.
The Police averred that the proof fabricated towards the complainant, who’s a revered member of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), was wilfully and deliberately executed with the only real intention to carry the element of his occupation to disgrace.
The police additional revealed within the cost that the offences contravene part 158(2) of the penal code.
Among the costs learn: ‘’Generally round Nov 2017 and early 2018, the defendant with the intent to maliciously injure the individual of the complainant by the use of fabricating false proof invited to his chamber Gideon Ajogi and Moses Isha on separate dates to signal witness statements he made on their behalf to defend a swimsuit.
‘’The defendant with out data of the stated Gideon Ajogi and Moses Isha, nevertheless, transformed the respective statements signed in his chamber to witness assertion on oath to help a fictitious petition dated Feb 27, 2018 to the secretary-general of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), towards the complainant.
‘’The fictional Petition dated February 27, 2018, was supported by witness statements on oath of Otomiewo Ufaoma, with purported witness the assertion on oath of Moses Isah and Ajogi Gideon To fraudulent misrepresent and help the petition.
‘’The alleged deponents to the statements on oath dated 26/02/2018 in help of the petition have by separate affidavits dated 14/01/2020 and 03/03/2020 earlier than the Commissioner for Oath of the Federal Capital Excessive Court docket denounced data to their alleged statements on oath in help of the fictional Petition’’.
In the meantime, no date has been mounted for the listening to of the swimsuit.