Wednesday 18 January 2017

Man Charged To Court For Defrauding End Time Church Of Millions Of Naira In Ogun State

A 42-year-old man, Femi Dasaolu, was on Wednesday arraigned at an Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State for allegedly defrauding End Time Christ Ministry, Abeokuta, N3.2m. Dasaolu, whose address is unknown, is facing a two-count charge of obtaining money under false pretext and fraud. 

The prosecutor, Inspector Sunday Eigbejiale, told the court that the accused committed the offence in September of 2014 at Obada-Oko area of Abeokuta. Eigbejiale further said the accused deprived and defrauded the church of N3.2m under the pretext of selling a five-acre piece of land to the church, for building its permanent site at Obada Oko.

The prosecutor also said that Dasaolu fraudulently converted the money to his personal use. He said the offence contravened SECTIONS 419, 383, and 390 (9) of the Criminal Law of Ogun, 2006.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty and the magistrate, Mrs. Oriyomi Sofowora, granted him bail in the sum of N250,000; with two sureties in like sum.
 She adjourned the case till January 23 for hearing.

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