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Court Remands Man Over N250,000 Fraud


By Deborah Oladejo, Osogbo

A 35-year-old man, Diya Seyi has been dragged before an Osun State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Osogbo over N250,000 fraud.

The accused person was said to have committed the offence on June 10, 2021, at Onibueja area Osogbo.

The Police Prosecutor, Fagboyinbo Abiodun, told the court that Seyi fraudulently obtained N250,000 from one Akangbe Olusola with the pretence to sell house chairs with air conditioner to him knowing fully it was false.

Abiodun also informed the court that the defendant stole and converted the money into personal use.

According to him, the accused committed the offences contrary to and punishable under section 419, 390(9) of criminal code Laws of Osun State, 2022.

The accused who did not have legal representation, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Magistrate A. A. Adeyeba then ordered the remand of the accused at the Ilesa Correctional centre and adjourned the case to18th of November, 2021.



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