Popular aphrodisiac seller, Hauwa Muhammed aka Jaruma has been granted a N500,000 bail by an upper area court in Zuba, Abuja after spending four days in custody.
Ned Nwoko had petitioned the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Commissioner of Police, seeking the arrest and prosecution of Jaruma for allegedly defaming and libeling him and his family through peddling false allegations, claims, and hate speech.
Among others, Nwoko, through the petition, is requested the Police to investigate Jaruma’s alleged selling of unlicensed and unauthorized love portion to unsuspecting members of the public and her claim that her local aphrodisiac called ‘Kayamata’ is responsible for the collapse of his marriage to his Moroccan wife, Ms. Charani.
He also wants the police to “medically examine through blood and urine samples to establish the said illegal drugs in her system other demands.
”However, an Upper Area Court in Zuba, Abuja yesterday admitted the aphrodisiac seller to a N500,000 bail.
In his ruling, the judge, Ismailia Abdullahi, ordered the defendant to produce one surety in like sum. He ordered that the surety must be a GL12 civil servant in the FCT and must reside within the court’s jurisdiction.
”The essence of bail is not to terminate the matter but to allow the defendant prepare for her trial,” he said
He adjourned the matter until Feb 23, for hearing.
The judge also advised all parties that are involved in the case to maintain peace until the hearing.