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.
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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.