Thursday, 13 December 2018

Agent ‘dupes’ YABATECH student of N75,000

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A 34-year-old estate agent, Sheriff Abiodun, yesterday appeared at a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly duping a Yaba College of Technology (YABATECH) student, Usman Oloyede, of N75,00.

Abiodun, who lives in Yaba, Lagos, is charged with two counts of obtaining by false pretence and stealing.

Prosecutor Thomas Nurudeen said the accused committed the offence on February 15 at 1, Fatai Ade Street, Yaba, Lagos.

He alleged that the accused collected N75, 000 from the complainant, as payment for a room near the main campus.

Nurudeen alleged that the accused gave the complainant the key to the room, but when he went to clean it, he discovered that it was already occupied.

He said the complainant reported the case to the police and the accused was arrested for questioning.

The offence, the prosecutor said, contravened sections 287 and 314 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).

The accused pleaded not guilty.

Chief Magistrate K.B. Ayeye granted the accused N100,000 bail with one surety in the like sum.

She ordered that the surety must be employed and must show evidence of one-year tax payment to Lagos State Government. Ayeye adjourned till February 20.
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