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Sunday, 20 December 2015

Popular Nollywood Actor Femi Branch Charged To Lagos Court For Issuing Dud Cheque

Popular Nollywoood Actor and producer Femi Branch was recently charged to Ikeja Magistrate court for issuing a dud cheque of 1.5 Million Naira to De Santo hotel in Ikeja Lagos

According to a source involved in the matter, the popular Yoruba actor issued the dud cheque to the hotel after staying in the hotel facility for months

When it was time for him to check out,the actor issued a cheque of 1. 5 Million Naira to cover his bills  which later turned out to be a dud cheque 

 The management of De Santo hotel lodged a complaint with the police , Femi was arrested and promptly charged to ikeja magistrate court 1.court on November 20 where he was granted bail on self recognition and the bail amount was 500,000 Naira 

The actor also pleaded not guilty to the charge 

The court also ruled that the accused should be remanded in Kirikiri prison pending when he fulfills his bail condition

We reliably gathered it took some weeks before Femi could fulfill his bail condition just in time for the Best of Nollywood award that took place in Ondo state that he Femi was one of the compere

The court also adjourned the trial of the accused to January 6 2016

We will keep you informed on this

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