A teenage boy, Kingsley Oduwa, who allegedly transferred about N186, 725 from a woman’s account in a first generation bank to another account illegally, was on Wednesday arraigned in Benin City.
Teenager charged with illegal bank transfer of N186, 000
Nnamdi alleged that the accused fraudulently transferred N186,725 from a bank account belonging to a woman (names withheld) to another bank without the knowledge of the owner.
The accused, 19, whose address is unknown, is facing a charge of fraud at an Egor Magistrates' Court.
According to Prosecutor C.S.O. Nnamdi, the accused committed the offence between March 18 to April 14 at Ugbowo in Benin City.
The accused, however, pleaded not guilty.
The offence contravened Section 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Laws of the defunct Bendel State 1976 as applicable in Edo.
The Magistrate, Mr W.E. Aziegbemhin, granted the accused bail in sum of N150, 000 with a surety in like sum who must be a civil servant.
Further hearing has been fixed for June 16.
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