A 42-year old man, Ify Anthony has landed in trouble after he frustrated moves by two lovers to travel abroad to consummate their marriage.
P.M.EXPRESS gathered that the lovers in question, Felix Akpowowo and his lover, Kelechi Ahuchama was among those Anthony allegedly defrauded million of naira under false pretence of procuring traveling documents to travel abroad for greener pasture.
The incident happened at a popular Hotel at Egan in the out skirt of Lagos, where the victims met Anthony who has now allegedly defrauded them.
The Delta State-born Anthony who had another matter before the same court of the same alleged fraud also obtained money from some victims under the false pretence and ended up defrauding them and escaped.
However, he was later arrested and arraigned before the same Ejigbo Magistrates court were he was granted bail.
When he was taken to Igando police station station, he admitted that he obtained the money from the victims and had spent the money and promised to pay back.
P.M.EXPRESS after Anthony obtained the money from the victims, he went and lodged in a hotel where he was lavishing the money before he was eventually arrested and taken to court.
He peaded not guilty.
The presiding Magistrate, Mr Akeem Fashola granted Anthony bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail conditions.
The matter was adjourned till 3 July 2017