EFCC nabs 4 in Ibadan


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.....In a related development, Ibadan zonal office, also arraigned four alleged Internet fraudsters before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court 1, sitting in Ibadan, Oyo state.

The suspects are Samuel Afolabi Afolabi, Olanrewaju Idris Arogundade, Omolanbe Sogo Oluwafemi and Adedapo John Adeagbo.

They were arraigned separately on different count charges that border on possession of fake documents containing false pretences, fraudulent impersonation with intent to defraud and other internet related offences.

They all pleaded not guilty to the offences when read to them.

Due to the not-guilty plea, the EFCC counsel, Oyediran Oyelakin, prayed the court to remand the accused in prison pending the next adjourned date.

However, counsel to Olanrewaju and Adedapo filed for their bail applications.

Justice Ajoku has fixed November 4 and 5 for hearing on their respective bail applications.

All defendants are ordered to be remanded in prison custody pending hearing on bail applications and/or substantive matters.

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10 October, 2019