April 29, 2017

Female Court Official Remanded In Prison For N9.2m Fraud

The EFCC on Friday, April 28, arraigned a deputy chief registrar of the Ibadan Judicial Division of Oyo State High Court, Mutiat Omobola Adio, before Justice S. Olagunju of Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on a 2-count charge of fraud to the tune of N9.2million.

Mrs. Adio allegedly collected the sum as payment for a property located at Plot 10, Block XXIV, Bashorun Estate, Ibadan, sold to one Yekini Olonade, but failed to surrender the title documents of the property to him.

Efforts of the victim to recover the money or have possession of the property yielded no result.

The offense is contrary to Section 1 (2) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act, 2006 and punishable under Section 1 (3) of the same Act.

When the charges were read to her, she pleaded not guilty.

In view of her plea, counsel to EFCC, Oluwatoyin Owodunni, asked the court to fix a date for the prosecution to present its witnesses and for the remand of the defendant in prison.

But, Adio’s counsel, T.O. Moneke, prayed the court for a short adjournment to enable her file application for bail of the defendant.

Consequently, Justice Olagunju adjourned to May 5, 2017, for the hearing on the bail application.

“The defendant is to be remanded in prison custody”, the judge ordered.

15 comments:

Sunshow said...

Corrupt society

Nasiru Adoke said...

hmmmmm..not guilty despite doing such,some people really have guts

abdulrasaq abdulrafii said...

Let face the law

Onifade Joseph said...

This corruption we are talking about is every where, corruption outside the court, corruption inside the court
#Believe

Austine Gabriel said...

Very good

godwin progragrammer said...

evil woman!

Oladimeji Seun said...

Fraudulent act every where.

Anurika Onwu said...

Let the law take its due course

Harbolarkale Niyi said...

That's good. She is an embarrassment to Nigeria law court

Queen Abiodun Ogunnika said...

Everyday for thief one day for owner

Rosemary Ezeji said...

Hope she learns her lesson

I. C Bruno said...

She should face the law

Ay360 said...

C her ugly face sef

inumidun said...

Corruption everiwere..

okorochas justin said...

No be small thing...

Court official... Guess she didn't see that coming...

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