Bishop remanded for alleged fraud

A Federal High Court in Enugu has remanded a cleric, Bishop Ginika Obi, in Enugu Maximum Prison.

He was arraigned on 82-count charge of Advance Fee Fraud.

The clergyman was arrested by the police for his alleged nefarious activities.

Obi pleaded not guilty. Justice A. Liman granted him bail at N50million with two sureties, who must be a director in a ministry and a traditional ruler of his community.

The bishop could not meet the bail conditions.

The prosecution alleged that the suspect conspired with others at large to dupe victims.

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The offence was alleged to have been committed in his church/office at Km 111, Enugu/Port Harcourt Expressway in Enugu South Local Government.

He was arrested and arraigned after investigation by operatives of the Police Monitoring Unit, following petitions against him and others at large.

Justice A. Liman granted him bail at N50million with two sureties, who must be a director in a ministry and a traditional ruler of his community.

The bishop could not meet the bail conditions.

The prosecution alleged that the suspect conspired with others at large to dupe victims.

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The offence was alleged to have been committed in his church/office at Km 111, Enugu/Port Harcourt Expressway in Enugu South Local Government.

He was arrested and arraigned after investigation by operatives of the Police Monitoring Unit, following petitions against him and others at large.

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