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A Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt has remanded one Kingsley Nwachukwu in the custodial centre in the Rivers State capital for allegedly defrauding a medical doctor of N700,000.

The 40-year-old defendant was said to have committed the crime in 2019 and had relocated from his previous residence before he was trailed and arrested by men of the Rivers State Police Command in January 2021.

Nwachukwu was charged with misrepresentation and fraud.

The police prosecutor, Umunnakwe Leticia, told the magistrate that it took the police over two years to arrest the suspect, urging the court to apply caution on the issue of bail.

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