Court remands corps member for duping a police officer

A corps member serving in Oyo State, Ukanwa Ikechukwu, has been arraigned in an Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court, on allegations bothering on theft and false pretense.

According to court documents, the physiotherapy graduate who was attached to the Police Cottage Hospital, Eleyele, Ibadan, collected the sum of N235,000 from ACP Modupe Okpaleke on December 4, 2022, and fraudulently converted the money to his own use.

It explains that the police officer was introduced to the corps member when she went to the hospital to find a solution for her leg problem and Ukanwa recommended that she buys a bicycle, which she paid the said sum for.

During his arraignment on Friday, April 14, he pleaded not guilty to the charges. The court granted him bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties in like sum, and the case was adjourned till May 25, for a hearing.

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