Court orders Sen. Uzodinma’s arrest for allegedly issuing dud cheque

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A court in Abuja has ordered the police to arrest Senator Hope Uzodinma representing Orlu Zone, Imo West, and produce him before September 25 this year in a suit filed against him over allegation that he issued dud cheque.

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Justice Abdulwahab Mohammed of the Grade 1 Area Court, Kubwa Abuja gave the order on Tuesday following Uzodinma’s failure to attend court, to respond to the charge levelled against him, and two of his companies by Chitex Ventures Ltd and Chima Akuzie, who claimed that the Senator issued them a N200 million UBA dud cheque (bounced cheque).

Pursuant to Section 131 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act, 2015, a bench warrant is hereby issued against Senator Hope Uzodinma in view of his failure to attend court to answer to the complaint pending against him,” the judge said.

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