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Police arraign man over alleged N100,000 fraud

Police arraign man over alleged N100,000 fraud

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Police arraign man over alleged N100,000 fraud

By Matthew Eloyi

The Police in Osun State on Thursday arraigned one Adegbite Adekunle, 35-year-old, before an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court over an alleged N100,000 fraud.

Police Prosecutor, Elijah Adesina, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on 21 September around 5:00 pm at No 5, Oke-Opa Area, Ile-Ife.

Adesina said that the defendant conspired with others, now at large, to commit felony, including stealing.

He added that the defendant fraudulently converted the sum of N125,000, property of one Kayode Adetunji, to his own use without Adetunji’s consent.

According to him, the offence contravened sections 390 (9) and 517 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge of stealing and fraud.

The Defence Counsel, Mr Philip Fasanmoye, applied for the bail of the defendant in most Liberal term, pledged that his client would not jump bail, but would provide reliable sureties.

Magistrate A.A. Ayeni granted the bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned until 19 October for hearing.

Police arraign man over alleged N100,000 fraud

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