I hate to be the bearer of this bad news but then, here’s a story I just received from some aggrieved lawyers.
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. The management of De Santo hotel lodged a complaint with the police , Femi was arrested and promptly charged to Ikeja magistrate court on November 20 where he was granted bail on self recognition and the bail amount was 500,000 Naira.. The court also ruled that the accused should be remanded in Kirikiri prison pending when he fulfills his bail condition My story sender says 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