The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on Monday, arraigned Odejobi Temitope Michael, earlier than Justice E. N. Alukwu of the State Excessive Court docket in Enugu.
Michael was charged for failing to return N2,000,000 wrongly despatched to his account. The cash was inadvertently paid in February 2019, by Chikezie Chukuma, who thought the account belonged to an auto vendor. It was when Chukuma went to take supply of the automobile he realized the error in cost.
However the defendant did not refund the cash, forcing the proprietor to report the matter. Michael pleaded “not responsible” when the cost was learn to him. His lawyer, B. J. Adigwe filed a movement for bail pending the willpower of the case. The prosecution counsel, S. C. Anyanwu, opposed.
Anyanwu argued that Michael won’t return to face trial if he goes again to Benin Republic the place he resides. Justice Alukwu ordered the remand of the defendant in EFCC custody and adjourned the case till April 25, 2021.