By Sade Adewale
It was a cold sweat for a famous Radio Presenter of in Ondo town recently as he was docked for defrauding a woman under the pretence of helping her to get a man to marry her.
The presenter, Mr Akinnubi Akinwumi and his 20-year-old accomplice, Mr Abiodun Oluwasegun have been arraigned before a Magistrate court for swindling Mrs Olanike Omonijo of goods and cash worth N210,000.
According to the prosecution, Akinwumi, presenter on Kaakaki FM in Ondo town, fraudulently obtained food stuffs and cash worth N210,000 from the complainant with a promise to connect her with a Doctor who will marry her.
The accused with others still at large committed the offence between September and October 31, this year at Ifelodun Street, valentine Area in Ondo town.
The offence was said to be contrary to and punishable under section 249 (d) of the criminal code cap 37 volumes, Laws of Ondo State.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charges while prosecutor, Mr Charles Olagbayi sought an adjournment to enable him call three witnesses.
The presiding magistrate, Mrs Odenusi Fadeyi granted the defendants bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties each in like sum and adjourned the case till December 19, 2018 for trial.