The Federal High Court presided over by Honourable Justice Peter Lifu has on Monday convicted and sentenced one Prince Adekunle Oyinlola to prison over Fraud.
The convict defrauded one Mr Solagbade and other unsuspecting members of the public of the sum of #9,820,000 under the false pretense of registering them as patent right holders of Comandclem Nigeria Limited contrary to Section 1(1)(a) and punishable under Section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and stealing of the aforesaid sum.
“On the 16th day of February, 2021, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Osun State Command secured conviction in Charge Number FHC/OS/42C/2012: FRN v PRINCE OYINLOLA ADEKUNLE, 41,M, a native of Okuku,Odo-Otin Local Government Area,Osun State.
This was contained in a press release by the Command CDPRO,Mr Adigun Daniel today,Monday 22nd February, 2021.
“The Federal High Court presided by Honourable Justice Peter Lifu in the above-mentioned case convicted and sentenced the Defendant to imprisonment without the option of fine on the counts of conspiracy between the Defendant and three other Defendants at large, defrauding Mr Solagbade and other unsuspecting members of the public of the sum of #9,820,000 under the false pretense of registering them as patent right holders of Comandclem Nigeria Limited contrary to Section 1(1)(a) and punishable under Section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offences Act, 2006 and stealing of the aforesaid sum.
“The prison terms for the counts are: one year imprisonment without the option of fine for Count 1, two year imprisonment without the option of fine for the second count while one year imprisonment for the third count.
“The prison terms are to run concurrently. The court also ordered the auction of the vehicle registration number BDG 575 AG to be supervised by the court and the proceeds of the sale to be paid to the victim.
Reacting to the court judgement, the state Commandant,Mr Abdulkadir Sulu admonished that acts of fraud and scam should be shunned by Nigerians.
Stressing that only righteousness, sincerity and honesty promote a nation. He advised citizens to be loyal in their relationship,business and any other act that promotes development.
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