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EFCC arraigns Uniport student for ‘internet fraud’

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A 500-LEVEL student of the University of Port Harcourt, Sunday Deele Noble has been dragged to the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, for allegedly engaging in internet fraud.

The 25-year-old Deele was arrested and arraigned before Justice E. A Obile by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for impersonation and obtaining money by false pretence.

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Deele, who was in the dock, pleaded not guilty to the four-count charge but was remanded in the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre.

The defendant was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, Port Harcourt’s Zonal office, today March 10, 2020 on a four count charge.

The prosecuting lawyer, E.G Omeje urged the court to fix a date for commencement of trial

But the defense lawyer, F. E Enigwe orally moved an application for the bail of the defendant which was opposed by the prosecution

Justice Obile ordered that the defendant be remanded in the Port Harcourt Correctional Centre pending determination of bail application while the matter was adjourned till April 6, 2020.

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