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EFCC Arraigns Two Men Over Alleged Internet Fraud In Ibadan

Posted by Amarachi on Fri 19th Mar, 2021 - tori.ng

The suspects were arraigned by the EFCC for obtaining money under false pretence.

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Adegboyega Adisa Adebayo, Aremu Ridwan Kunle

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC have arraigned two men for their alleged involvement in Internet Fraud.

The suspects, Aremu Ridwan Kunle and Adegboyega Adisa Adebayo were arraigned on Thursday, March 18, before Justice Iyabo Yerima of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan.

Aremu was separately charged with eight counts while Adegboyega was docked on a two-count charge. Their charges border on obtaining money under false pretence contrary to Section 1(2) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.

Aremu pleaded ‘guilty’ to counts 1,2,5,7 and 8 and ‘not guilty’ to counts 3, 4 and 6 of his charge, while

Adegboyega pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the two counts preferred against him.

In view of their plea, prosecution counsel, Ben Ubi asked for a date to review facts of the case against Aremu on the counts he pleaded ‘guilty’ to and a date for trial for the second defendant. He also prayed the Court to remand the defendants with the Nigerian Correctional Service.

Justice Yerima ordered that Aremu be remanded at the Ojo Correctional Centre and Adegboyega, at the Oyo Correctional Centre, Abolongo. Both cases were adjourned till May 6, 2021
 



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