Metro 70-Year-Old Man Docked For Defrauding Step-son in Lagos



A 70-year-old man, Muyili Akande has been arrested and arraigned before Isolo Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding his brother’s son, Samson Akande to the tune of N1.3m in Lagos State.

Muyili allegedly sold a property belonging to samson’s late father and deceived Samson that he kept the money in the bank until when he becomes an adult he will release the money to him.

When Samson eventually demanded the money from Muyili after he became adult to set up a business, he was told that the money was kept in First Bank at Lawanson branch and they agreed to go to the bank to withdraw the money.


When they got to the bank, he dumped Samson there and went back to their house, packed his property and ran away.

The matter was reported to the police at Itire division and the police trailed him and arrested him at Ifo in Ogun State where he went hide.

He was brought to Lagos and charged to court for fraud under the Criminal Code.

He pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs Joy Ugbomoiko granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Muyili was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 15 December, 2015.