David Badmus, (Businessman)yesterday appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N2.7million under false pretenses.
Prosecuting Inspector Richard Odigie said the criminal committed the offense on June 16 2014 at 14, Nosa Close, off Sand- Fill, Ajangbadi, Lagos.Odigie said the criminal collected N2.7million worth of iron rods from the complainant, Mr Anthony Udochukwu, on the pretext that he needed them for a project at Ojo Local Government Council.
He said “Badmus approached Udochukwu that he needed N2.7million worth of iron rods to accomplish a project and issued two Sterling Bank cheques with nos. 06664125 and 06664126 which were dishonoured on presentation,’’ .
Badmus pleaded not guilty.
Chief Magistrate O.I. Adelaja granted the accused N300,000 bail with two sureties in the like sum.
The case has been adjourned till July 1 2015..