Businessman in court for alleged visa fraud



A 46-year-old businessman, Eleamya Osiri , on Friday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Magistrates’ , Abuja, for allegedly defrauding his client of N500, 000.

police charged Osiri  two counts of breach of trust and cheating.

defendant  pleaded not .

Prosecution Counsel, ASP Peter Ejike, told that a written was received at office of the AIG, Zone 7 Abuja, the complainant Mr Ernest Sunday, on March 9.

Ejike alleged that in   , the defendant promised to procure a visa to Kore  for the complainant’ son.

alleged that the complainant transferred N500, 000 to the defendant’ account based on the agreement they had.

told the that the defendant breached the agreement and didn’t procure the korea visa as agreed but converted the said money to his personal use.

Ejike alleged that during police investigation, it was discovered that Osiri committed the crime.

said the contravened the provisions of sections 321 and 322 of the Penal Code Law.

Magistrate Linda Chidama  admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N200, 000 with one surety in like sum.

Chidama ordered that the surety must reside within the court’ jurisdiction and that they present a means of identification, which must be verified the court registrar.

The Magistrate adjourned the case until May 4, for hearing. (NAN)