A 51-year-old female pastor, Adeola Momoh, was on Tuesday arraigned at an Ikeja  Magistrate’s Court on allegation of obtaining N405,000 from a complainant, Mr. Lanre  Ogunyinka.

Momoh is facing a two-count charge of fraud and stealing.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Rachael Williams, told the court that Momoh fraudulently  obtained the amount from Ogunyinka with a promise of leasing out a one-room  apartment to him.

Williams said Ogunyinka, who was desperately looking for an accommodation, quickly  parted with the money.

She said that Momoh failed to provide the accommodation but instead, came up with  stories each time she was approached by Ogunyinka.

She said the offence was committed in February 2009, at 3, Ola Oluwa Close, off  Adeniyi Jones Avenue,  Ikeja.

Williams said Momoh converted the money to  personal use as she was unable to refund  it or provide the one-room apartment.

Momoh, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

The Magistrate, O.A. Adegite, granted her bail in the sum of N100,000 with two  sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to 28 October.

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