3 Docked For Alleged N4m Fraud

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An Igbosere Magistrate Court sitting in Lagos on Monday heard the case of two men and a woman who were arraigned for obtaining N4 million from one Mr Federick Akinsulire, with the pretext of selling a house situated at Block A, Plot 7, Diamond Estate along Isheri road, Lagos, to him.

34-year-old Joy Thelma; Gbolahan Shodipo, 40; and Taiwo Ogundare, 36, who claimed to be estate agents are standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, fraud and stealing.

Police prosecutor, Inspector Stephen Molo told the court that the defendants conspired to defraud Akinsulire, who is the Managing Director of Freehide Facility Management Company, of N4 million, adding that “The trio, who reside in Ikotun area of Lagos, committed the offences on January 10.”

The Magistrate, Mrs F. O. Aigbokaevo who adjourned the case till April 24, granted them bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties each in like sum.

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