The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Benin Zonal Workplace, on Thursday January 10th 2019 arraigned one Momojimoh Abdumalik on a one-count cost of fraud earlier than Justice Abdu Dogo of the Federal Excessive Courtroom, Akure, Ondo State.
An announcement from the antigraft company says Abdulmalik, a cashier with First Financial institution of Nigeria, is alleged to have fraudulently withdrawn the sum of N6, 963,929 from the Ondo State Income Assortment account with the financial institution.
The cost reads:
“That you simply Momojimoh Abdulmalik whereas being a cashier in First Financial institution Plc, Owo Department, between January to July 2018 in Owo, Ondo State throughout the jurisdiction of this honourable courtroom did fraudulently withdraw the combination sum of N6, 963,929.61 solely from Ondo State Income assortment account domicile at First Financial institution Plc, Owo Department, thereby dedicated an offence punishable beneath Part 390(6) of the Prison Code Act CAP C38 Legal guidelines of the Federation of Nigeria 2004”.
Abdumalik pleaded “not responsible” to the cost when it was learn to him.
In view of his plea, the prosecuting counsel, Immaculate Elody, prayed the courtroom to repair a date for trial.
Defence counsel, Idedayo Olanipekun, nonetheless, knowledgeable the courtroom that he had filed an software for bail earlier than the courtroom. He pleaded with the courtroom to grant his shopper bail as he was a primary time offender and has been granted administrative bail by the EFCC.
Justice Abdu Dogo after listening to each counsel, adjourned to January 17, 2019 for “ruling on bail software” and ordered that the defendant be remanded in jail custody.