Thursday, August 13, 2020

Ex-PDP Chairman charged with stealing laptop, tea condiments

A former Chairman of the Plateau chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Yakubu Chocho, and 3 three others were on Thursday docked before Kasuwa Nama Upper Area Court I, Jos, over alleged criminal conspiracy, mischief, and theft.

The three other accused persons are a cleaner, Mrs Helen Yakubu, a Guard, Mr Samka Gyol and a Carpenter, Mr Adamu Garba, all of whom pleaded not guilty to the one-count charge labeled against them by the police.
Helen and Samka work in the State PDP office located on No 20/22, Yakubu Gowon Way, Jos, where items, including Laptop, Golden pen and tea condiments belonging the to Party’s Director of Admin, Mr Ishaku Chuntai, were stolen.
Mr Daniel Longwal, the Police prosecutor, told Malam Lawal Suleiman, the Upper Area Court presiding Judge, that on Aug. 11 the 4 accused persons conspired and broke into the office of the Director of Admin and stole his Laptop, Gold pen and tea condiments all amounting to N135,000.

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