The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Abuja Zonal Command, today June 7, 2022, arraigned one Henry Onuoha alongside his company, Impressa Carola Construction General Limited, before Justice M.A Katsina-Alu Apena of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court Azatha-Abuja for alleged criminal conversion.
He is alleged to have converted the sum of Three Hundred and Forty Nine Thousand Euro erroneously credited to his company’s Access Bank account.
The charge reads, ‘that you, Henry Onuoha and Impresa Carola Construction General Limited on the 18th February, 2020 at Abuja within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court dishonestly converted to your personal use, the sum of €349,000 (Three Hundred and Forty Nine Thousand Euro only) property of Access Bank which was erroneously credited to Access Bank number 0081178804 belonging to Impressa Carola Constr. General Limited and thereby committed an offence under Section 308 of Penal Code, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (Abuja) Cap 532 and punishable under Section 309 of the same Law”.
He pleaded not guilty to the charge. The same plea was entered for his company.
Justice Katsina-Alu granted bail to Onuoha with a surety who must be a Civil Servant of Grade Level 12 or above.
The defendant is also to report to the office of the EFCC once every week, while the matter was adjourned till July 5, 2022 for commencement of trial.