Two stylists have been granted bail » after being arraigned before a Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State on Tuesday, September 28, for the alleged theft » of N26,000.

The accused’ Oluchi Chieze and Emily Okeke pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge » of criminal conspiracy and theft levelled against them.

The presiding judge, Ibrahim Shekarau , passed the judgement, adding that the duo produces one surety each and they must reside within the court’s jurisdiction, before adjourning the case to October 10 for mention.

The court heard that the complainant, one

Precious Nwachukwu , of Brothers Plaza, Mararaba, filed a report at the ‘A’ Divisional Police Headquarters on September 21.

The prosecutor, Hemen Donald , said that the girls conspired and stole the complainant’s

“The accused stole the money and absconded to an unknown destination until there were arrested by the police,” he said.

The offences contravened Section 97 and 287 of the Penal Code, Laws of the Federation.

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