Man bags 2 months imprisonment for fraud in Benin

Man sentenced for fraud in Benin Man sentenced for fraud in Benin

It was yet another victory in the battle against crime as Justice P I Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State,  convicted one Lucky Ogada, aka Peter Lucas for offences bordering on fraudulent trick and attempting to obtain by false pretences.

Ogada who was prosecuted by the Benin Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on December 9, 2017 in Benin, attempted to obtain money from one Fukuda when he represented himself as Peter Lucas through his gmail account:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Upon his arraignment on a one count charge, Ogada pleaded guilty to the offence.
In view of his plea of guilt, the prosecution counsel, Larry Aso Peters, urged the court to convict and sentence the defendant accordingly.
In his response, defence counsel, Afamefuna Agbakor pleaded with the court to tamper justice with mercies as the defendant was a first time offender who has become remorseful since he was arrested and has also promised to desist from such despicable act.

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Justice Ajoku after listening to both counsels sentenced the defendant to two months imprisonment.

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