An Akure magistrate’s court, has ordered the remand of a 46-year-old security officer, Ebenezer Ilesanmi Adefehinti, for defrauding three parents under the pretense of securing jobs for their children in the department of state service.
Police prosecutor, inspector augustine omhenemhen alleged that the defendant defrauded issac adebayo, bola ajidara and bosede adeyanju, a total sum of n2, 970,000.
The defendant, who is standing trial on a five-count pleaded not guilty to the charges levelled against him and his defence counsel, a.o akinde, prayed the court to grant his client bail in the most liberal terms.
The trail magistrate o.r yakubu, granted the defendant bail in the sum of two million with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the matter till march 23, 2023, for hearing.
The defendant was however remanded in prison following his inability to perfect his bail conditions.