Man, 32, docked for alleged N435,000 fraud
September 27, 2012 16:52
Ibadan, Sept. 27, 2012 (NAN) The police on Thursday arraigned a 32-year-old man, Solomon Oyeniran, before an Ibadan Senior Magistrates' Court for allegedly defrauding one Tirimisiyu Ishola of N435,000.
The police prosecutor, Mr Aliu Samad, said the accused told Ishola that he was a car dealer working with Oyo Motors and collected the money from him under the pretext that he would assist him to buy a car.
Samad also informed the court that the defendant had allegedly been duping people in the area.
He said that the offence was committed on April 3 at a polytechnic in Ibadan.
The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 390 (9) and 419 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol. II, Laws of Oyo State, 2000.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Counsel to the accused, Sunday Adediran, urged the court to grant his client bail on liberal terms.
The Senior Magistrate, Olaide Amzat, granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
He said the sureties must be gainfully employed with traceable identification number and adjourned the case to Nov.13. (NAN)