Lagos Businessman, Henry Ekuase Arraigned For Defrauding Union Bank Of N335m

at 17-10-2017 12:24PM (2 years ago)

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A 47-year-old businessman, Henry Ekuase, has been brought before an lkeja Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State, for duping Union Bank of N335m. The police said Ekuase fraudulently obtained the sum of N335m from a Union Bank branch at Marina Stallion Plaza on the Lagos Island.
We learnt that Henry had acquired the sum as a loan from the bank to trade in beverages. He was arraigned on Monday on three counts bordering on false pretences and fraud to which he pleaded not guilty. The police prosecutor, Inspector N. Peter, said Henry committed the offence sometime in November 2016.

He said the offence was contrary to and punishable under sections 285, 314(1)(a)(b)(2) and 322(3) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.
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“That you, Henry Ekuase, sometime in 2016, at No. 36, Marina Stallion Plaza, Lagos Island, in the Lagos Magisterial District, with intent to defraud, did obtain N335,363,146.76 from Union Bank Nigeria Plc. with pretence of trading in Nestle products, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 314(1)(a)(b)(2) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.
“That you, on the same date, time and place, in the aforementioned magisterial district, did issue Unity Bank Cheque number 002082091, dated May 31, 2016, for N900,000.00; cheque number 002082090, dated June 24, 2016, for N2,500,000.00, and cheque number 00208209, dated July 26, 2016, for N5,000,000.00; money that you fraudulently obtained from the bank and which was returned unpaid due to insufficient fund standing in the account, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 322(3) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”

The presiding magistrate, Mrs. Y.O. Aje-Afunwa, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N50m with two sureties in like sum.



kixme at 17-10-2017 01:23PM (2 years ago)
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contrary to and punishable under sections 285, 314(1)(a)(b)(2) and 322(3)....LOL OUR Nigerian constitution get better English ..that most at time people  choose guilty without understanding the whole episode...
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BournIdentity at 17-10-2017 01:44PM (2 years ago)
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O.m.gosh Shocked Shocked were they sleeping on duty. This is more than serious Shocked
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BournIdentity at 17-10-2017 01:45PM (2 years ago)
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@kixMome, please bark like a dog for me Grin
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ruthie at 17-10-2017 01:52PM (2 years ago)
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fraud everywhere!
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