Two herbalists, Omotosho Sunday, 57, and Adetutu Ayodele Adetutu,45, who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N2.8 million, on Tuesday appeared in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, in Ado-Ekiti.
The police charged Sunday and Ayodele with conspiracy and advance Fee Fraud and other fraud related offence.
Okunade alleged that both herbalists, fraudulently collected the sum of N2.8 million from Mr Adedamola Adesida, to help him prepare a charm to stop woman from jilting his son.
He alleged that the defendants collected the money and did not delver on their contract.
The offence, he said, is punishable under Section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other fraud related offence Act.
The plea of the accused were not taken.
Defence Counsel, Mr Femi Olajide, urged the court to grant bail to his clients, with a promise that they would not jump bail.
Chief Magistrate Aderopo Adegboye, admitted the defendants to bail in the sum of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum,.
He adjourned the case until Sept. 11 for further hearing.