Man docked for supposed N7.5m diesel fraud.

A 46-year-old man, Tamuoibiten David, who purportedly got N7.5 million under the guise of providing diesel to a client, on Tuesday showed up before a Surulere Chief Magistrate’ Court in Lagos State.

The litigant, an inhabitant of No. 4, Olufemi Kolawole, off Ago Palace, Okota, Lagos State, is accused of connivance, getting cash by deceptive pretence and stealing, NAN reports.

He, nonetheless, argued not blameworthy to the charge.

The prosecutor, Insp Courage Ekhueorohan, let the court know that the respondent and another individual at large committed the offenses in March 2022 at No. 6 Obasholu Road, Surulere, Lagos State.

Ekhueorohan claimed that the litigant deceitfully acquired N7.5 million from the complainant, Mr Stephen Nwagbala, on the affection of providing diesel to him.

He said the respondent and his accessory switched the cash over completely to their own utilization and kept on giving reasons for not providing the diesel.

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The supposed offenses negate Section 287, 314 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Judge, Mrs O.O. Otitoju, in all actuality the respondent bail in the amount of 1,000,000 Naira with two guarantees in like total.

She adjourned the case until Aug. 22 for mention.