By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan has remanded six suspected internet fraudsters at the Nigerian Correctional Service, custody Agodi.
The six suspected fraudsters were arraigned before Justice Joyce Abdulmalik by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday
According to the Commission, the accused persons namely, Hammed Muftau Adewale, Hammed Adebola Tobiloba, Olagunju Olayiwola Ojo, Adeagbo Adedeji Rasheed Abiodun, Arowojobe Taoreed Oluwaseun and Babatunde Abdulkudus Akorede were arraigned separately on sundry charges of forgery, fake representation, obtaining money under false pretence and Internet related offences.
When arraigned, the six suspects pleaded not-guilty to their respective charges when read to them.
Following the not guilty plea, the EFCC counsels prayed the court for trial dates and order to remand them in prison pending the next adjourn dates for their cases.
Justice Abdulmalik granted the prayer and adjourned the cases against Arowojobe, Babatunde and Hammed Muftau to October 21, 2019 for trial and/or plea bargain while ordering that they be remanded at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Agodi.
For Hammed Adebola, Olagunju and Babatunde, their trial and/or plea bargain was scheduled for October 30.