Man Arrested Over Alleged Threat To Kill His Father

The Police Command in Benue on Monday February 20, arraigned one Moses Eche, 37, at a Makurdi Upper Area Court for alleged criminal intimidation.

The prosecutor, Insp Rachael Mchiave, told the court that the defendant on February 16, threatened to kill his father, Daniel Eche, if he did not give him money.

She said during Police investigation, Moses Eche was arrested and he confessed to the crime.

She said the accused contravened the Penal Code, Law of Benue State 2004 suggested.

She said investigation into the matter was still ongoing and requested for additional time to complete it.

However, when the case came up for mention, the accused denied all the allegations against him.

The Magistrate, Mrs Dooshima Ikpambese, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 to one surety in the like sum who shall be resident within the jurisdiction of the court.

Ikpambese further adjourned the case to March 21 for further mention.

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