Lagos Engineer Faces Advance Free Fraud Charge Of N40 Million

A Lagos based Engineer,Adeleke Adebesin 53, alongside his company Kings Intercontinental Homes and properties Nigeria limited alleged to have swindled another Lagos business man to the tune of N40Million have been arraigned  before a Federal high court in Lagos south west Nigeria by the special fraud unit of the Nigeria Police force.
According to a three count charge filed before the court against the defendants by the Police prosecuting counsel ,Barrister Azubuike Sylvester,it was alleged,that Engineer Adeleke Adebesin, his company Kings International Homes and Properties Nigeria Limited and one James Oladimeji Ogunsango with intent to defraud,by means of contract of sale induced a Lagos business man Taiye Fajana,the chairman of Twins Faja Nigeria Ltd,to deliver to him the sum of 40Million Naira by falsely representing to him that he own a piece of Land that was available  for sale for the sum of N40 million Naira.
Barrister Azubuike also stated that,the defendants issued StanbicIBTC bank cheques in the sum of 20 Million Naira as part payment  of the refund of 40Million Naira,but upon presentation the cheque was Dishonored for lack of sufficient fund in their account.
The defendants pleaded not guilty thereafter the court adjourned for trial
The three count charge as filed before the court by,Barrister Azubuike Sylverster
COUNT 1
That you ENGR. ADELEKE ADEBESIN ‘M’, KINGS INTERCONTINENTAL HOMES AND PROPERTIES NIG. LTD and JAMES OLADIMEJI OGUNSANGO now at large sometimes in March 2019 in Lagos, within the Jurisdiction of this Honourable Court with intent to defraud, by means of Contract of Sale, induced one Mr.Taiye Fajana, the Chairman of Twins Faja Nigeria Limited, to deliver to you, the sum of N40,000,000.00 (Forty million naira only) by falsely representing to him that you own a piece or parcel of land situate, lying at Lekki-Epe Expressway, beside Farapark Estate Sangotedo Ajah in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State,which you said is available for sale for N40,000,000.00 and the money represented the cost of purchase of the property and that you were ready, willing and prepared to hand over the said property to him which representation you knew to be false or does not believe to be true, by this conduct, you thereby committed an offence contrary to section 1(1) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud related Offence Act, No. 14 of 2006 and punishable under section 1(3) of the said Act.
COUNT 2
That you, ENGR. ADELEKE ADEBESIN ‘M’ and KINGS INTERCONTINENTAL HOMES AND PROPERTIES NIG. LTD sometimes in March 2019 in Lagos within the Jurisdiction of this Honorable Court, while operating under the name and style of Kings Intercontinental Homes and properties Nig Ltd, issued Stanbic IBTC bank cheques with cheque number 20218203 and Account number 00234349 dated 30th day of October 2019, in the sum of N20,000,000.00 (Twenty million naira only) drawn in favour of TWINS FAIA NIG EID as part payment of a retuned of N40Million which you obtained through your Company’s account trom TWINS FAJA NIGEUA LIMITED,however,upon presentation of the cheque for payment was dishonoured for lack of sufficient fund in the account against which the Cheque was issued, to meet the value of the  said cheque and by this conduct , you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(a)(i) of the Dishonoured Cheques (Offences) Act, 2004
COUNT 3:
That you, ENGR. ADELEKE ADEBESIN ‘M’ and KINGS INTERCONTINENTAL HOMES AND PROPERTIES NIG LTD sometimes in March 2019, in Lagos watlitn the Jurisdiction of this Honorable Court, while operating under the name and style of Kings Intercontinental Homes and Propertles Nig Ltd, issued Stanblc IBTC Bank cheques with cheque number 20218202 and account number 0023434962 dated 5th day of February 2020, in the sum of N20,000,000.00 (Twenty million naira only) drawn in favor of TWINS FAJA NIG LTD as part payment of a refund of N40,000,000.00 (Forty Million only) which you obtain through your company’s account from TWINS FAJA NIGERIA LIMITED,however, upon presentation of the cheque for payment was dishonored for lack of sufficient fund in the account against which he cheque was issued, to meet the value of the said cheque and by this conduct, you hereby committed an offence contrary to Section 1(a)(i) of the dishonored cheques (Offences) Act, 2004.

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