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Alleged N816.3m Fraud: Absence of Defence Counsel Stalls Trial of Indian In Lagos

The trial of one Chandra Singh, an Indian, for an alleged N816, 361,386.75 fraud before

Justice I.O. Ijelu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja,Lagos could not continue as scheduled today, Thursday, December 15, 2022, due to the absence of the defence counsel, Hassan Olanrewaju.

Singh was, on November 24, 2022, arraigned on a 19-count charge bordering on retention of stolen property and bribery by the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The alleged offences are contrary to Section 328 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, and Section 83 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011.

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