On the 16th of June, a 28 year old man identified as Christopher Okpe was arraigned in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, Abuja on a one count charge of deceitful inducement.
Christopher who works as a driver allegedly got a lady identified as Sunday Angela pregnant in 2019 of which she informed him. Angela however claims that after delivering the pregnancy news to Christopher, he promised to marry her after she gives birth.
Angela’s lawyer, Emeka Ihekoronye told the court that after Angela gave birth to a female child, Christopher never to fulfilled his promise of marriage to her but sent her packing from his residence instead.
Emeka further spoke against granting bail to Christopher as he has been threatening Angela and her family members through text messages.
Judge Sani Umar who presided over the court hearing granted Christopher’s bail set at 300,000 Naira with two sureties in the like sum.
Judge Umar ordered that Christopher be detained in police Custody for a week till he meets bail conditions.