Saturday, 6 June 2020

PHOTOS; 16 internet fraudsters jailed in Abeokuta - EFCC

 16 men jailed for internet fraud in Abeokuta - EFCC  

Justice Mohammed Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun Stare , on Friday , June 5 , 2020 , jailed sixteen internet fraudsters for criminal impersonation and possession of documents containing false pretenses .

The convicts , who are in their mid 20s, are : Ajibola Ibikunle; Bictor Solomon Osahun; Adeniyi Afeez Adebayo; Enitan Babajide Ganiu, Ashore Gbogbo Ayo and Sobayo Oladapo.

Others are Odebode Abiola Jamiu; Dairo Emmanuel Olajide; Stephen Matthew; Hussain Abdulkabir; Ayanniyi Quadri Ayansegun; Ajibike Kehinde Segun; Ibironke Tomiwa Emmanuel; Agboola Olanrewanju Shakiru, Abdulrauf Adam Opeyemi and Akinlabi Royal Ebube.
They all pleaded guilty to one-count charge of impersonation superstition filed against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office.
After taking the pleas, prosecution counsel , Bashir Shamsudden , and Abdulrasheed Lanre Suleiman , had prayed the court to convict them accordingly , printing the guilty verdict passed by the court .
Odebode was sentenced to two months imprisonment; Ajibola, Osahun, Adebayo, Enitan , Ashore, Matthew , Ajibike and Akinlabi we’re sentenced to three months jail each , while Ayanniyi , Sobayo , Ibironke and Abdulrauf bagged four months each .
Diaro abs Abdulkabir were handed six months jail term each while Agboola was sentenced to eleven months imprisonment. The convicts would forfeit all items recovered from them to the Federal Government of Nigeria , and also restitute sundry sums to their respective victims.

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