A 51-year-old Nigerian man accused of defrauding a local bank of P2 million is due before the Broadhurst Magistrate Court today for a bail hearing.
Chukwuma Ezekannagha has been remanded in custody in a case in which he faces a charge of swindling First National Bank Botswana (FNBB) last year.
Last week, Broadhurst Magistrate Taboka Slave postponed Ezekannagha’s bail application because the substantive magistrate was not available.
“The accused will be remanded in custody because the substantive magistrate is not available for bail hearing,” said Slave. State prosecutor asked the court for an extension of Ezekannagha’s
The accused is alleged to have claimed ownership of plots in Mogoditshane and used them as security, when in fact the said plots were not rightfully allocated to him.