Court Sends Seven Fraudsters to Prison in Benin City, Kaduna

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Six internet fraudsters: Akinnodi Oyindamola, Akinlade Oluwole Stephen, Adekunle Junior Adeyemi, Iyeke Ochuko Prince, Ojo Oluwagbenga Emmanuel and Prince Onogbake were on Monday, May 15, 2023, convicted and sentenced to prison by Justice Efe Ikponmwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City.

They were arraigned separately by the Benin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on one count charge of possession of fraudulent documents.

Upon arraignment, the defendants pleaded guilty to their respective charges prompting the prosecution counsel, F.A.Jirbo to ask the court to convict and sentence the defendants accordingly. However, counsel to the defendants Pascal Ugbome and B.A. Ambrose pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy as the defendants were first time offenders who have become remorseful for their actions.

Justice Ikponmwonba convicted and sentenced each of the defendants to three years imprisonment with an option of Two Hundred Thousand Naira fine.

Justice Ikponmwonba ordered that the balance in the GT bank account belonging to Oyindamola, three (3) Apple laptops, one Toyota Camry, one black Lexus 350, one Lexus RX 350; the sum of N260, 000.00 (Two Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira) recovered from Prince Onogbake and phones being proceeds and instruments of crime be forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria through the EFCC.

The judge further ordered that the bank accounts used as instruments of crime be closed. The defendants are to also undertake in writing to be of good behaviour.

In a related news, a Kaduna Court has convicted one person for committing internet fraud.

The Kaduna Zonal Command has secured the conviction of one Triumph Abdul Yakubu before Justice Darius Khobo of the Kaduna state High Court on a one count charge bordering on internet fraud.
Abdul Yakubu
Abdul Yakubu

The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge. In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel, E.K Garba urged the court to convict him accordingly.

Justice Khobo convicted and sentenced the defendant to two years imprisonment with an option of fine of N 150,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).

He is also to forfeit the sum of $400USD and his Apple iPhone Pro Max with Model No. GONPFD45D3Y which was used in committing the offence to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

His journey to jail commenced when he was arrested at Rosalux Hotel based on intelligence on his alleged criminal pursuits.

Category: World-News
Tag: Prison news edo news Kaduna news Yahoo news crime news
Written by Omooba Alekuwodo (omoobaalekuwodo)
Published 5/16/2023 8:35:41 AM

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