June 24, 2024

Court sentences four Internet fraudsters to community service in Ibadan


Justice Bayo Taiwo of the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan has convicted and sentenced four internet fraudsters to different community service terms.

The convicts: Awujoola Jobi Muiz (a.k.a Brenda Laska Lukas), David Sunday Chukwudi (a.k.a Dreak Frank), Samuel Stephen Shekwuduza (a.k.a Mcillwain Huong) and Salawu Ayobami Adeyemi (a.k.a Roselin Dave), were jailed on Friday, August 26, 2022, after pleading guilty to one-count separate charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretences and fraudulent representation.

They all pleaded guilty to their respective charges when they were read to them.

In view of their ‘guilty’ pleas, prosecution counsel:  Sanusi Galadanchi prayed the court to convict and sentence them accordingly.

Justice Taiwo found the four defendants guilty and sentenced Muiz to six months community service, Adeyemi to four months community service and Chukwudi and Shekwuduza were sentenced to three months community service each.

The convicts are to forfeit all items recovered from them to the Federal Government of Nigeria, and also restitute sundry sums to their respective victims.

Their journey to the Correctional Centre started when operatives of the Ibadan Zonal Command of the EFCC arrested them for suspected internet-related offences. They were investigated, prosecuted and convicted.

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