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Cubana Chief Priest Granted N10M Bail by Lagos Court Amid Naira Abuse Allegations”

Boom RadioNG | April 17, 2024
Pascal Okechukwu, A.K.A Cubana Chief Priest,

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted Pascal Okechukwu, popularly known as Cubana Chief Priest, a bail of N10 million with two sureties in like sum. This decision comes after the celebrity bar man pleaded not guilty to charges of tampering and abusing the naira during a social event at Eko Hotel in Lagos.

During the court proceedings, the defence counsel challenged the court’s jurisdiction and presented a bail application on behalf of the defendant. The prosecution did not oppose the bail application, and after the charge was read, Cubana Chief Priest pleaded not guilty.

Pascal Okechukwu, A.K.A Cubana Chief Priest,

Pascal Okechukwu, A.K.A Cubana Chief Priest

The defence counsel emphasized the defendant’s health condition and status as a first-time offender with no prior criminal records. Additionally, it was highlighted that the defendant is an employer of over 1000 individuals, emphasizing the impact on their livelihoods.

The prosecutor left the issue of bail to the discretion of the court.

Meanwhile Cubana chief priest has taken to Instagram to thank his followers and friends with the post captured below.

Written by Boom RadioNG

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