LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY

LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY

Breaking

In Osun: Online lover, accomplice dupe woman of N1.2m


One AbdulSobur Katayeyanjue was, on Friday, arraigned before an Osogbo Chief Magistrates’ Court, for fraudulently obtaining the sum of N1.2m from a woman, Oluremi Lawal.



The 23-year old Katayeyanjue appeared before Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara on four counts of pretence, fraud, stealing and conspiracy.

Katayeyanjue and others yet to be apprehended allegedly perpetrated the crime sometime in June this year.

Responding to questions from the court, the complainant, Oluremi, explained that she met one Olamide Adegoke on the social media and they engaged in a relationship.


She said not long after, she received a call from Katayeyanjue, who informed her that her lover was involved in a motorcycle accident and needed money to settle the hospital bills.

The police prosecutor, John Idoko, said Katayeyanjue conspired with others at large in June 2019 in Osogbo to commit the crime.

He explained that the defendant obtained the sum of N1.2m from Oluremi on the pretext that he would spend it on the treatment of the accident victim.


The offences, according to him, contravene sections 422, 419, 516 and 390 (9) of the Criminal Code, Cap 34 Voll. II, Laws of Osun State of Nigeria, 2002.

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The defence counsel, A. O. Emmanuel, said his client had been granted an administrative bail by the police.


Magistrate Ayilara, however, directed that Emmanuel should file a former bail application for his client.

He remanded the defendant in a correctional centre and adjourned the matter till January 17, 2020, for hearing. Punch
Disclaimer
Most News articles reported on LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY are a reflection of what is published in the media. LOCAL AFRICAN REALITY is not in a position to verify the accuracy of daily news articles, however, we ensure that only news articles from credible sources are reflected in this service. Independent opinions which are mailed to us may also be published from time to time at our discretion, however the sources for these independent articles will be clearly stated.


Share your story with us: SMS: +23409067561649, Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Email: localafricanreality@gmail.com or qubesentertainmentmagazine@yahoo.com
Receive Alerts on: Whatsapp: +2349067561649, Twitter: @localafricanr