One Benneth Nkwocha has been declared wanted by the Enugu State Police for allegedly issuing a dud cheque of N4.040 million.
The 40-year-old man, who is now at large, is said to have issued the cheque to one Zed Chukwujama.
According to a statement issued in Enugu, Nkwocha, a resident of No 44b, Imoke Street, G.R.A Enugu, disappeared after issuing the cheque.
The statement signed by the police spokesman in the state, Ebere Amaraizu disclosed that “the suspect issued the dud cheque of four million, forty thousand naira having paid in the sum of one million naira out of the sum of five million, forty thousand naira, which a court had earlier awarded against him in a civil suit against him at the Court of Appeal.
“The person who the dud cheque was issued in his favour, Zed Chukwujama had gone to one of the new generation banks for the payment of the said amount when he was informed that the suspect had no such amount of money in his account.
“He later discovered that the suspect is nowhere to be seen and this prompted him to report to the state police command.
“The state police command is appealing to members of the public, particularly those with relevant information about the whereabouts of Benneth Nkwocha, who is said to be about 40 years old, fair in complexion, about 5 feet tall and plump looking to report promptly to the state Criminal Investigation Department, Enugu or any nearest police station.”