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Ajudua in fresh court challenge to secure bail

04 April 2014, 16:24

Lagos- Alleged fraud mastermind, Fred Ajudua, has filed an appeal against a Lagos High Court ruling which denied him bail.

Justice Jose held earlier this week that Ajudua's bail application lacked merit and ordered that he remain in custody.

The judge further held that while he was not in doubt that the defendant might have health challenges, no evidence was shown to prove that he could not access medical treatment while in prison.

The judge took notice of Ajudua's first disregard for the court when he jumped bail and was declared wanted for over seven years.  

The alleged fraudster has however filed a notice of appeal against the court ruling insisting that he needs urgent medical attention that would not be possible while in prison.

He contended that the lower court was biased in not granting his bail application and urged the appeal court to rule as such.

No date has been fixed for hearing of the appeal.

Ajudua is facing trial before Justice Kudirat Jose for allegedly defrauding two Dutch businessmen of $1.69 million.

He is also facing trial in another court for allegedly defrauding former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi, of  more than $8.439 million.

- CAJ News

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