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EFCC arraigns Enugu, Kano suspects

19 January 2016, 21:32

Abuja - Two men have appeared in court for allegedly defrauding a new generation bank to the tune of millions.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Sani Endurance and Hilary Odo  before Justice Onovo of Enugu State High Court, Nsukka on a 22-count charge bordering on conspiracy forgery and stealing to the tune of N10,3 million.

The suspects allegedly conspired among themselves and reactivated three accounts belonging to customers of a new generation bank without the customers' consent and diverted the funds for personal benefits.

The alleged crime occurred in 2013.

They both pleaded not guilty to all the charges preferred against them.

The accused persons were admitted to bail in the sum of N1million each and one surety in like sum.

The sureties are to produce three-year tax clearance and two passport photographs each.

The matter has been adjourned to February 8 for commencement of trial.

Also read: EFCC confirms detention of former governors Ohakim, Nyako

Meanwhile, EFCC has arraigned a man and his company before Justice Nuhu Y.

Galandanci of the Kano State High Court on two counts of issuance of dud cheque to the tune of N15 million.

Abel Charles alongside his company AB 08 Nigeria Limited were arraigned.

The accused allegedly defrauded one JALCOP Nigeria Limited the sum meant for the supply of 20 trucks of black oil to Sokoto Cement Company.

It is alleged he only delivered one truck and when the complainant asked for a refund, he issued five cheques that were returned unpaid on the ground of insufficient funds.

The accused however pleaded not guilty to charge.

Justice Galandanci however admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N200

000 with two sureties who must be resident in Kano. 


- CAJ News

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