A former gubernatorial candidate in Plateau State, Chief Amos Gizo is being tried for "criminal trespass" at the Abattoir Magistrate Court, Jos.

Gizo, a Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and C.E.O, Citywatch publications was dragged to court by his former tenant, Miss Michelle Dadi for allegedly breaking into a shop he rented her.

He is said to have broken into the shop when she was away and allegedly changed the locks without any prior notice.

Michelle in her submission through her council, Walmak Gupar told the court that her goods worth hundreds of thousands and some cash sums were in the shop when it was broken and locked.

The defendant has pleaded not guilty to the charges which include criminal trespass, unlawful restrain and unlawful loss.

Hearing into the case has been on since the week of the incident in December 2016 and continues in October 2017.