The police on Wednesday arraigned a 30-year-old man(name withheld) at an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged fraud.
The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a charge of fraud.
The prosecutor, Inspector Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometimes in the month of August 2019 in Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the defendant obtained N400,000 from the complainant, Mr Oreyomi Oluwaseun, on pretext of supplying Almaco Aluminum Windows and failed to deliver the Windows for the complainant.
He said the offence contravened Section 419 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.
The prosecutor asked the court for an adjournment to enable him to study the case file and present his witnesses.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
His counsel, Mr Timi Omotosho, urged the court to grant him bail, with a promise that he would not jump bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mr Abdulhamid Lawal, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
He adjourned the case until April 21 for hearing.
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