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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Photos: EFCC arraigns female Medical Doctor for alleged forgery

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday arraigned one Dr. Mrs Geraldine Orok Ita before Justice I E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross Rivers State on a nine- count charge bordering on forgery and uttering of documents.
The defendant is alleged to have forged and altered the signature of one Mrs Rose Orok Ita, in documents titled "Resolutions" filed at the Corporate Affairs Commission, CAC. One of the counts reads:

"That you Dr. Mrs Geraldine Orok Ita "f" on or about the 6th day of November, 2014 in Calabar, within the jurisdiction of this court did make a document to wit; Ordinary Resolution of Sharpnet Concepts Limited by forgery the signature of Mrs Rose Orok Ita on the said document purported to be signature of the said Mrs Rose Orok Ita, being a director/shareholder of the said company and with intent that it may be acted upon as genuine, a pretext which you knew to be false and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 1(2)(c) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M 17 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2007.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge when it was read to her.
Based on her plea, the prosecution counsel, Esin Oto Ebipade asked the court to fix a date for trial.
However, counsel to the defendant, C.A.C Efifi told the court that he has filed a bail application and prayed the court to grant bail to the defendant. He said the alleged offence were bailable and that the defendant will be available to face trial. EfCC counsel did not oppose the application but urged the court to ensure that the defendant was available to face her trial.
Justice Ekwo granted the defendant bail in the sum of N2million and a surety in likesum. The surety must be a responsible Nigerian resident in Calabar and possess a C of O. The defendant should not travel abroad without the knowledge of the court.
The case was adjourned to 19, 20, 21and 22 May for trial.

19 comments:

Anonymous said...

*ALTERING* NOT UTTERING

Ibrahim Babatunde said...

how is this news ma'am?

Anonymous said...

AM CONFUSED, HOW DO YOU "UTTER" A DOCUMENT???? OR "UTTER" A SIGNATURE??? I need to stop reading blog post before my simple elementary English scatter!

Anonymous said...

Uttering. Uttered. What is this

Anonymous said...

Altering of documents

Not uttering of documents

Anonymous said...

Which one is "uttering of documents" again?

Anonymous said...

Altered documents not uttered. Whoever edits for you needs to sit up and do more.

Anonymous said...

'altered' not 'uttered'

Nnenne George said...

Even doctors too.. ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ˜”.. uwa mmebi!

Vivian Reginalds said...

ndi mmong, we de hail!
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Anonymous said...

It is "I am" confused not "am" confused.
This is such a common error amongst Nigerian social media users these days.

Anonymous said...

It hurts me so much that I can't provide for my family. And feeding ones a day has become an issue. It was not this way when my salary comes in every month but now for over 4months I've not been paid. Abeg my people help your brother with food stuff even if is with half paint of garri I will appreciate please. My name is Micheal and this is my email address michealmicheal046@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

How is this news? You just go to sites and lift news without proper investigations. What if she is innocent? Will you and EFCC come back to apologise?

RareSpecie Z said...

Lol.
True talk

Anonymous said...

Linda you utter words and alter documents.

Anonymous said...

Stop repeating the mistake of the editor.. Abi u wan sack am.umu uchu

Lion Tamer said...

Your grammar here is appalling. Uttering a document? It was even used twice to show the writer is sure of herself.

Anonymous said...

It is uttering. It is correct.

Anonymous said...

Geraldine?Woah!that's weird, she lost her husband sometime that year....I hope she's innocent.

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