Man arraigned in court for stealing N2million

A 26-year-old man identified as Frank Godwill, has been arraigned before before an Ota Magistrates Court in Ogun for allegedly stealing N2 million entrusted in his care.

The Prosecutor, Sgt. Chudu Gbesi, told the court that the accused committed the offence between Jan. 22 and April 24 at Poultry Bus-Stop, Ijako, Ota.

Gbesi said that the accused stole N2 million cash entrusted in his care, to assist one Elvis Aken to build a house.
He said that the offence contravened Section 249(d) of the Criminal Code, Vol. 1, Laws of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Senior Magistrate, Mr S. O. Banwo, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.

Banwo said that the sureties must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and swear to an affidavit of means.

He also ordered that the sureties should submit four recent passport photographs to the court and show evidence of tax payment to the Ogun Government.

Banwo adjourned the case until July 27, for hearing.

Source: ( PM News )

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