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2 persons docked for allegedly defrauding a POS operator of N434,000



2 persons docked for allegedly defrauding a POS operator of N434,000
A 35-year-old man, Sunday Momoh, and a 40-year-old woman, Kate Okpe, on Monday appeared before a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a Point Of Sale machine (POS) operator of N434,000.

The two defendants, who are facing a four-count charge of conspiracy, fraud and theft, pleaded not guilty to the offenses.

The prosecutor, ASP Ben Ekundayo, told the court that the defendants committed the offenses on Nov. 20, 2020 at 5:30p.m., at 63b POWA Shopping Complex, Ikoyi Lagos.

Ekundayo said that the two defendants defrauded one Joseph Anayo-Ndeka, a POS operator of N434, 000 with the pretext of transferring the said amount to three account numbers.

“The two defendants who came to the POS stand and requested to transfer money to three account numbers but claimed that the transaction was not successful.

“They refused to give the POS operator the 434,000 that they told him to transfer,” he said.

Ekundayo said that the offenses Contravened Sections 287 (7), 314, 325, and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, Mr A.A. Paul granted the two defendants N100,000 bail with one surety each in like sum.

He adjourned the case until March 15 for mention. (NAN)

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