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Two men in court for alleged N3.7m fraud

12 November 2015, 20:17

Ado-Ekiti - The police in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday arraigned two persons Lekan Fadahunsi,29, and Henry Johnson,24, in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates' Court for internet fraud.

The Prosecutor, Insp.Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on Feb.12 at Ado-Ekiti.

Leranmo said that the accused persons unlawfully obtained N3.7 million through internet fraud.

Also read: Massive fraud exposed at Adamawa State University

He said the offence contravened Section 419 of the Criminal Code of Ekiti State 2012.

The accused persons pleaded not guilty.

The defence counsel, Mr Chris Omokhafe, urged the court to grant bail to his clients, adding that they would not jump bail.

Magistrate Ropo Adegboye granted bail to the accused in the sum of N100,00 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case till Dec.7, for further hearing.




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