Lagos - A man has been sentenced at the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt, Rivers State for failing to produce an accused person in court.
Justice Uju Agomoh sentenced Anthony Ideozuto to two years imprisonment with an option of fine in the sum of N500 000 for failing to produce an accused person.
Ideozu, who stood as one of the sureties for one, Chima Ojadi, could not produce him for trial having jumped bail.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a nine count amended charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N17 million.
Having failed to produce the accused person, or pay the sum of N500000 which was the bond he entered with the prosecution, Justice Agomoh ordered that Ideozu’s bond be forfeited and accordingly sentenced him.
- CAJ News