A 26 year old Joshua Vasira Emmanuel of Sabon Pegi, Yolde Pate in Yola South Local Government Area, Adamawa state has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly parading himself as a new Assistant Lecturer of the State Polytechnic Yola.
Joshua was remanded in a prison custody by Honourable Aliyu Bawuro led Chief Magistrate Court I Admin in Yola, after he pleaded guilty to all allegations levelled against him.
He was earlier arraigned before the court for criminal trespass, impersonation, criminal breach of trust, cheating and theft contrary to sections 333, 145, 302, 312 and 276 of the state penal code law.
The 26 year old Joshua was said to have criminally trespassed into the higher institution and paraded himself as newly employed Assistant Lecturer.
The young man was reported to have deceived Usman Sanusi and Elisha Gambo, students of the polytechnic and collected their handsets with a promise to down load some materials for them but went and sold the phones at the shopping complex in Jimeta.
He was apprehended in connection to the alleged offences on the 11th February, 2021 by OC/D12 Surveillance of the State CID, and arraigned before the court on Tuesday during which he pleaded guilty to all the offences.
It was after he pleaded guilty that the prosecutor, Inspector Zakka Musa urged the court to adjourn the matter to enable the prosecution assemble witnesses to corroborate the plea of the defendant.
Thereafter, the court presided by Honourable Aliyu Bawuro adjourned the case to 5th March, 2021 for hearing and ordered that the defendant be remanded in prison custody till then.