The police on Tuesday arraigned a 29-year-old woman, Patience Chukwuka, who allegedly swindled her fiance of N3 million in a Surulere Chief Magistrate Court in Lagos.
The prosecution counsel, Anthonia Osayande, told the court that the defendant committed the offence between February and July, at No 48 Asosuna St., Ilogbo Road, Ajangbadi, Lagos.
Ms Osayande alleged that Ms Chukwuka and others at large conspired to fraudulently obtain N3 million over the period from her fianc, Kingsley Ozonna, to double the amount.
The offence, she added, contravened the provisions of sections 287 (7), 316 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The Chief Magistrate, Oluyemisi Adelaja, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500,000 with two responsible sureties in like sum.
She ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State government.
Mrs Adelaja adjourned the case until September 16 for substantive trial. (NAN)