A medical doctor, Patrick Nwosu, has dragged a 39-year-old a businessman, Marius Chuka, before a Plateau State High Court in Jos, for allegedly issuing two dud cheques.
The cheques (for N1 million and N200,000) dated July 24th and July 25th, 2013 were for the part payment of loans Chuka collected from Nwosu.
Chuka, a resident of Bukuru Low Cost Housing Estate in Jos-Bukuru Metropolis, is facing a four-count charge of theft, cheating, forgery and issuance of dud cheques.
When the defendant appeared before Justice Christine Dabu, he pleaded not guilty to the charges.
According to the prosecution Counsel, Napdul Kurfa, the defendant had consistently collected loans from Nwosu, said to be his friend.
He alleged that the accused also visited the residence of the plaintiff and stole ATM cards with which he withdrew a total of N1.49 million at Access Bank, FCMB and ECOBANK.