- Seun Egbegbe fails to meet bail conditions, cries out for help
- Judge asks him to provide two sureties in the like sum of N2.5 million each and must be a civil servant on level 16
- Egbegbe still has a court case over phones he stole in November 2016
NAIJ.com had reported that filmmaker Seun Egbegbe who recently implicated his elder brother Lekan Yusuf is crying out for help from prison after failing to meet his bail condition.
The alleged phone thief and money swindler is complaining about the stringent nature of his N5 million bail which he was granted on February 24.
Egbegbe has spent two months in Ikoyi prison for theft of over N10 million is finding it difficult getting two sureties with the profile required by the court.
The judge had allegedly ruled that the two sureties in the like sum of N2.5 million each must be: a civil servant on level 16 who deposits his international passport and a property owner in Lagos metropolis who deposits a certificate of occupancy. Both sureties are also to be mandatory profiled with their office and home addresses verified.
A close associate of the accused said:
“Where do they expect him to get the sureties who would leave the passport and certificate of occupancy with the court until the case which may last four years end? Who will risk losing N2.5 million as surety for a case that has not even really started?”
Egbegbe was arrested and detained in February for allegedly attempting to defraud some Bureau de Change operators with the plan of travelling to South Africa.
On Monday, April 3, the controversial filmmaker, was re-arraigned a third time for alleged serial frauds following the amendment of charges against him by the police after he had implicated his brothers and two others as his accomplices.
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