An Ilorin based 24-year old Aluminum Fabricator, Adelokun Adedoyinsola Olamide and two others have been sentenced to various jail terms over offences bordering on love scam.
The two others are Omotosho Kudus, 27 and one Arikewuyo Muhammed, 23.
The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC prosecuted the three convicts on separate charge before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin.
They pleaded guilty to their charge.
Upon their pleas, counsel to the EFCC, Sesan Ola, drew the attention of the court to different plea bargain agreements entered by the defendants, which he tendered from the bar. He urged the court to convict and sentence the defendants based on the plea bargain agreements.
In his Judgment on the cases on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Justice Oyinloye said the court had carefully considered the plea of guilt entered by the defendants, the plea bargain agreements and all the uncontroverted exhibits tendered against them and believed that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubt.
The judge sentenced Adelokun to one year imprisonment each on count one and two with option of fine of N250,000 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira Only) each on the two counts . He ordered that the iPhone 11 which he used to perpetrate the crime be forfeited to the Federal Government.
Similarly, Justice Oyinloye sentenced Omotosho to one year imprisonment each on count one and two with option of fine of N250, 000 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira Only) on count one and N300,000 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira Only) on count two.
The judge also ordered that Omotosho’s white Lexus ES 330 saloon car with registration number KWL346BF which he acquired with the proceed of crime and an Apple Macbook Laptop, HP Laptop and iPhone11 pro used to perpetrate the crime be forfeited to the Federal Government.
By the same token, Arikewuyo bagged one year imprisonment with option of fine of N250,000 (Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira Only). The convict will also forfeit a manager’s cheque (bank draft) of N162,000 (One Hundred and Sixty Two Thousand Naira Only) which he raised as restitution to his victims as well as the iPhone 11 which he used to perpetrate the crime to the Federal Government.
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