Ikechukwu, 41, and Nduka, 36, were arraigned yesterday before Mr P. A. Adekomaya of the Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
They are standing trial on a four-count charge of conspiracy, forgery, stealing and conversion.
Prosecuting Inspector Ingobo Emby said the defendants and others at large committed the offence between last September and November at Ecobank Plc.The two had been dismissed
He said the defendants with intent to defraud, forged the instruction of the customer, Oluremi Egunjobi Christina.
It was alleged that the first defendant and others at large last September 28 “fraudulently forged and liquidated the customer’s investment into account number 5323007058 to the tune of N4.14 million property of the bank.”
The defendants denied the charge.
Magistrate Adekomaya granted them N3 million bail with two sureties each in the like sum.
He adjourned the case till July 11.