The Benue State Police command has arraigned two friends in Makurdi Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing 700 tubers of yam, worth N70,000.
The two friends, Emberga Tyokyaa and Boniface Yahemba were charged with four counts of criminal conspiracy, trespass, mischief and theft. The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Godwin Ato told the court that Terseer Adue reported the matter.
The complainant also said that the two destroyed his farmland where he planted yam worth over N70,000.
Meanwhile, the accused pled not guilty to the allegations.
The Magistrate, Mrs Ajuma Igama, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N100,000 each with one surety who must be a civil servant on GL07 in the Benue Civil Service. The case was also adjourned until August 20 for further hearing.
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