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|Man Arraigned For Issuing Dud Cheque ! by wales(m): 1:53pm On Apr 08, 2010|
Aramide Aitejina, a 41-year old man has been arraigned before a Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Sabo, for allegedly issuing out a dud cheque, worth about N3.5 million.
According to the charge sheath, he was alleged to have committed the offence on December 4, 2009 at Apapa area of Lagos. He was said to have issued the cheque of N3, 415, 500 to Kwakyama Oil and Gas limited.
The sheet further stated that when the cheque, was presented at Oceanic bank, it was dishonoured on the grounds that there is no sufficient fund in the said account.
According to the police prosecution counsel, O Okorie, the defendant was said to have obtained 33, 000 litres of diesel, from the oil company under the false pretence that he had enough funds in his account, which was not true.
When the charge was read to the defendant, he pleaded not guilty.
Mr. Aitejina, however, urged the court to grant him bail on liberal condition, to which the prosecution counsel did not oppose her bail.
Presiding magistrate, Ayodele Isaac granted him bail in the sum of N250, 000 with one surety in like sum.
“Defendant is hereby admitted to bail in the sum of N250, 000 with one surety in like sum, the surety must show evidence of two-year tax payment to the Lagos State government,” he said.
The suit was adjourned to April 22, for hearing.
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