The Enugu Police Command on Thursday arraigned two marketing consultant psychiatrists of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, earlier than an Enugu State Magistrates’ Court docket for forgery and stealing.
The accused, McDonald Inechi and Kinsley Ugwuonye, had been arraigned earlier than Chief Justice of the Peace S. O. Okolo, on 4 counts for allegedly stealing N700,000 belonging to Ozor Stephen, the following of kin of late Ozor Obinna, by forging Stephen’s signature.
The medical doctors had been additionally accused of stealing N1,030,711 belonging to their colleague, late Obinna.
Following the appliance for bail from their counsel, Boniface Ugwu, the court docket granted them bail within the sum of N300,000 every with one surety in like sum.
The costs learn partly, “That you simply, Dr Inechi McDonald Chikaodo and Dr Ugwuonye O. Kingsley, someday within the yr 2014, on the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, New Haven, Enugu, in Enugu North Magisterial District, did conspire amongst yourselves to commit felony to wit: stealing/forgery, thereby committing an offence punishable beneath Part 495 (a) of the Felony Code, Cap 30, Voll.II, Revised Legal guidelines of Enugu State of Nigeria, 2004.”
It was gathered that the cash in query was contributed by medical doctors for the remedy of the late Obinna, who was down with kidney illness.
Obinna was slated to be flown overseas for remedy, however died in Lagos shortly earlier than departure.