Spread the love
*By Kazeem Awojoodu Ibadan.
Federal High Court Abeokuta convicted two for impersonation.
SWIndependentnews.com.ng reports  that Justice Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court sitting in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Monday June 21, 2021, convicted Oluwole Gbenga Caleb and Ayoola Olufemi for impersonation.
The development according to a press release issued by Wilson Uwujaren
Head, Media & Publicity of Economic and Financial Crime Commission EFCC made available to pressmen in Ibadan on Monday 21th June 2021.
According to a copy of the release made available to SWIndependentnews.com.ng maintained that the offence runs contrary to Section 22(2) (b) (i) and is punishable under Section 22(2) (b) (IV) of the Cybercrimes (Prohibition, Prevention, Etc.) Act, 2015.
They were convicted on a separate one count charge of fraudulent impersonation preferred against them by the Ibadan Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
Oluwole, 26, who claims to be an Architect, was arrested on February 9, 2021. In the course of investigation, a number of incriminating documents were recovered from his email,
Upon arraignment, he pleaded ‘guilty’ to the one count charge.
Justice Oguntoyinbo thereafter convicted and sentenced him to one month imprisonment. Apart from his conviction, Oluwole was also ordered to restitute the sum of Two Hundred United States Dollars ($200) to the victim. The Court equally ordered the forfeiture of his Infinix mobile phone.
Similarly, Justice Oguntoyinbo convicted and sentenced Ayoola to three months imprisonment.
He was also ordered to restitute the victim in the sum of Two Hundred United States Dollars ($200) and also forfeit one Iphone 6 mobile phone and a Lexus RX 350 SUV car to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.