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Man docked over forgery

By Sade Adewale
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A 26-year-man, Olamide Oladele, who allegedly forged the signature of a bank customer and  withdrew the sum of N100,000 from his account , has been arraigned before an Ondo Chief Magistrates’ Court.

The police said Oladele, withdrew the money  from one Rotimi Oladuti’s  bank account number:  0024747762, at Diamond Bank Plc, Yaba, Ondo.

The prosecution said the accused committed the offence on October 4, 2018, contrary to and punishable under Section 463,390(9) and 249 of the Criminal Code Cap. 37 Vol. 1 Laws of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.

Also on October 31, 2018, at about 11.20am, the accused person was also said to have conducted himself in a manner likely to cause the breach of peace by claiming the ownership of account number 0024747762 and thereby committed an offence.

Oladele, however, pleaded not guilty to the three- count-charges.

Police prosecutor, Gbenga Akinsulure applied for a date to enable him study the case file and assemble his witnesses.

Lawyer for the accused,  O. I. Ikuemonisan applied for the bail of his client in most liberal terms.

The presiding magistrate, Mrs Odenusi Fadeyi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum.

She said they should produce evidence of payment of tax between  2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively.

The case was adjourned till  December 13, 2018 for trial.

The Hope Owena Press
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