Justice Musa Usman of the Federal Capital Territory Excessive Courtroom sitting in Abuja has convicted and sentenced one Shedrack Luke Greeson A.Okay.A Ifaokurola Babalawo to 3 months in jail for fraud.
The convict was arrested in January 2021 by Operatives of the Fee for defrauding individuals on social media whereas posing as a spiritualist.
He was arraigned on March 22, 2021, on a two-count cost bordering on acquiring by false pretence.
Depend One of many cost reads. “That you just, Shedrack Luke Greeson (alias Ifaokurola Babalawo) someday in 2020, at Abuja inside the jurisdiction of this Honourable Courtroom whereas pretending to be one Ifaokurola Babalawo a religious healer, Ifa Priest through Instagram account cheated by inducing one Austin Brown from California U.S.A to ship to you the sum of N230, 000.00 (Two Hundred and Thirty Thousand Naira) solely and also you thereby dedicated an offence opposite to part 320(b) and punishable beneath part 322 of the Penal Code Act, Legal guidelines of the Federation (Abuja) 1990”
He pleaded ‘responsible’ to the cost, primarily based on a plea discount settlement with the Fee.
Justice Usman then sentenced him to three months in jail with an choice of high-quality of Fifty Thousand Naira (N50, 000.00).