The police on Friday arraigned a 26-year-old man, Ilesanmi Ojo, before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court over alleged fraud.
The defendant of no fixed address is standing trial on a count charge of alleged fraud.
The prosecutor, Insp. Oriyomi Akinwale, told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometimes in the month of Dec. 2019 at Onala area in Ado-Ekiti.
He alleged that the defendant, a mechanic, fraudulently obtained the sum of N155,000 from one Pastor Olusegun Olufowose to repair his Sienna vehicle.
He said the offences contravened Sections 421 and 508 of the Criminal Code, Laws of Ekiti State, 2012.
The prosecutor asked the court for adjournment to enable him study the case file and assemble his witnesses.
The defendant pleaded not guilty.
His counsel, Mr Olarewaju Oluwasola, urged the court to grant his client bail, with a promise that he would not jump bail.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs Olanike Adegoke, granted bail to the defendant in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
She adjourned the case until June 24 for hearing.
Edited By: Remi Koleoso/Muhammad Suleiman Tola (NAN)https://nnn.ng/police-arraign-man-26-over-alleged-fraud/