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18M Naira Swindler, Arrested


A 37-year-old Mr. Chidinma Idems, has been re-arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrate Court for allegedly obtaining the sum of N18 Million under false pretense. Chidinma was docked on a Seven-count Charge, bordering on Conspiracy, Stealing and Issuance of “Dud Cheques”.
He pleaded not guilty to the charges. According to the Police, the defendant with others at large had between January and April 2016, conspired to commit felony and fraudulently obtained the sum of N18 million under the pretense of using the money to buy goods from Cadbury Nigeria Plc for Groony Da Joony Nigeria Limited.
The Magistrate, Jadesola Adeyemi Ajayi, ordered the defendant to continue to enjoy the bail condition granted when he was first arraigned and subsequently adjourned the case till May 9, 2017 for trial.