By Felix Kuyinu
A single mother, Mrs. Angela Okon, has been swindled by her younger lover in Shasha, after having an amorous affair with each other.
The 23 years old man, Marvelous Awazie, was said to have been satisfying Okon sexualy which led to the victim asking him to move in with her in her apartment at Adeyemi Street, Shasha where she resided.
During one of those romping acts, Angela revealed her bank account details to Marvelous, gave him access to her phone and disclosed the initial amount of money she had in her account.
Reports state after revealing all, Angela left to attend to other needs and in her absence, Marvelous, having gained access to her bank details took took the victim’s phone and transferred the sum of N110,000 to his bank account via Internet banking and thereafter, he left against the her wish.
However, when Angela returned, she met his absence. She disclosed that she later went to the bank to withdraw some money from her account but she was told that there was not enough money in the account to match the requested withdrawal.
She complained asking the bank management what happened to her money and she was given details of the transaction by the bank. It was then she realised that apart from the fact that Marvelous dumped her, he also defrauded her.
Angela reported the alleged fraud to the police at Shasha Division who trailed and arrested the suspect at Ladipo Market, Oshodi where he had already started business with the transferred money.
At the police station, Awazie admitted that he transfered the money to his account and used some to start clothing business.
He was today charged before Magistrates court sitting in Ejigbo for stealing.
He pleaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr. Teslimi Shomade granted him bail in the sum of N150,000 with two sureties in like sum
Marvelous was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.
The matter was adjourned till 7 May, 2018.
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