Lagos businessman in court for fraud, theft

court ordersOKORO CHINEDU 

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – A BUSINESSMAN has been arraigned at the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on a two- count charge bordering on issuance  of dud cheque and stealing N3 million from a local company.

Lukman Tijani and his company, Al-Mosrur Ventures, appeared before Justice  Kudirat Jose for allegedly issuing a Guarantee Trust Bank Cheque which was  dishonoured, and also converting to their own personal use monies they stole from Seyid Alliy Nigeria Limited to the tune of N3 million.

When the charges were read to the accused, the suspect pleaded not guilty  to the two counts.

Justice Jose has however granted the accused bail on N2 million and a  surety in like sum, the surety must be level 14 civil servant.

The judge however remanded the accused in prison custody, Ikoyi, pending  the perfection of his bail conditions.

The matter is adjourned to November 3 and 7 for trial.

CAJ News

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