A 20-year-old student, Yakubu Muhammed, was on Tuesday arraigned in an Upper Area Court in Gwagwalada, FCT for allegedly threatening to kill a father and his daughter.
Muhammed, who resides in Giri Kposere village, Gwagwalada, was charged with criminal trespass, intimidation and assault.
The prosecution said that the defendant criminally trespassed into the complainant’s father’s compound and assaulted her and her father.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened the provisions of sections 342, 397 and 264 of the Penal Code.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Defence Counsel, Hussein Isah, prayed the court to grant his client bail citing the provisions of sections 158 and 162 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA) to buttress his claims for bail.
Isah said that the defendant, if granted bail would not jump bail and would always be in court until the determination of the matter.
He prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.
Judge Sani Umar, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N300, 000 with one surety in like sum.
The judge said that if the defendant failed to meet the bail conditions, he would be remanded in Nigerian Correctional Centre in Suleja.
He adjourned the case until May 18 for hearing.