Three fake prophets who allegedly defrauded an applicant of N100,000, have been arrested by the police on Friday and arraigned to a Magistrates’ Court in Asaba.
The police charged John Ifeokochukwu, 25; Uchena Obinna, 36, Mr Ifeanyi Udenwoke, 31, with fraud.
According to Punchng, the Prosecution Counsel, Mrs Rachael Offor, told the court that defendants committed the offence on Sept. 14, at the Prescott Hotel in Asaba.
She alleged that the defendants told the complainant, Miss Loveth Isibor, that they were prophets who have powers to deliver her from any affliction.
The Magistrate, Mrs Edith Anumodu, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N100,000 each with two sureties in like sum
She said that the offence was punishable under sections 516 and 419 of the Criminal Code Cap C21 Vol, laws of Delta State of Nigeria 2006.
After the charge was read to them, they pleaded not guilty.
Anumodu adjourned the case until Oct. 15 for definite hearing.