Man, 44, faces trial for defrauding BDC operators of N93m

MThe men of Zone 2 Command of Nigeria Police, Onikan-Lagos, on Thursday, commenced the trial of a 44 year-old, Kalu Ogbogu Dike, at the Federal High Court, Lagos, who was alleged to have defrauded two Bureau De Change (BDC) operators of the sum of N93 million.
Those allegedly defrauded by the defendant are: Danladi Ibrahim and Alhaji Ismaila Isa.
The defendant and others now at large, according to the police prosecutor, Mr. Justin Enang, had on July 27, 2017, approached the BDC operators at about 5. 20 p.m., at Airport Road, Ikeja, and obtained the sum of $297, 000, with the pretence of giving them Naira equivalent.
The prosecutor alleged that the defendant upon collecting the money failed to remit the Naira equivalent to the BDC operators. 
He also told the court that following the failure of the defendant to fulfill their promise, the BDC operators petitioned the police and that one of the defendants was apprehended and charged to court on charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under falls pretence, fraud, and stealing.
The defendant had pleaded not guilty to the charges and admitted to bail.
At the resumed trial of the defendant today, one of the BDC operators, Danladi Ibrahim, while being led in evidence by the prosecutor, Mr. Enang, told the court how the defendant came to them and promised to give them the sum of N93 million if they can provide him $297, 000 United States Dollar.