Funji Ishola, 44, appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court on Monday for suspected N2 million fraud.
Ishola, whose home location was not given, is facing a two-count accusation of fraud and conversion.
According to the prosecution, Insp. Benedict Aigbokhan, the defendant committed the crimes in 2021 in Block 44, Jakande Estate, Bucknor, Lagos.
According to Aigbokhan, the defendant collected N2 million illegally from one Mr Gbadamosi Olusegun under the pretence of delivering a power producing unit to the complainant’s firm, Twins Faja.
He claimed that the defendant did not give the generator to the corporation but instead diverted the money to his personal use.
He claims that the offenses violate Sections 287 and 314(2) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mr E. O. Ogunkanmi, granted him bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Ogunkanmi ordered that the sureties should be gainfully employed and must show evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government.
The magistrate adjourned the case until April 4 for mention.
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