Twin brothers jailed for fraud in Kwara

Twin brothers, Taiye and Kehinde Adebayo have been handed a jail sentence after being convicted over offences bordering on web fraud. 

 

The dual brothers who have been prosecuted by the Ilorin Zonal Workplace of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, have been arraigned on a seven rely cost to which they pleaded responsible. 

 

The cost towards Taiye learn partially; 

 

“That you just, Taiye Adebayo, someday in January, 2020, at Ilorin, throughout the judicial division of the Kwara State Excessive Court docket, did cheat one Gary Brenton who you met on TWOO relationship website, of the sum of $490 (4 Hundred and Ninety {Dollars}) acquired vide present playing cards if you pretended to be feminine and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 320 of the Penal Code and punishable underneath Part 322 of the identical Penal Code.”

 

For Kehinde, the cost learn partially; 

 

 “That you just, Kehinde Adebayo, someday in January, 2020 at Ilorin, throughout the judicial division of the Kwara State Excessive Court docket, did cheat one Gary Brenton who you met on TWOO relationship website, of the sum of $410 (4 Hundred and Ten {Dollars}) acquired vide present playing cards if you pretended to be feminine and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 320 of the Penal Code and punishable underneath Part 322 of the identical Penal Code.”

 

Following the ‘responsible plea’ entered by the defendants, counsel to the EFCC Andrew Akoja led Paul Kera and Emezie Dominic in proof to overview the information of the case towards the twins. Paperwork have been tendered and admitted in proof following which the courtroom adjourned for judgment.

 

Delivering judgment on the 2 circumstances right this moment March 18, Justice Akinpelu discovered the twins responsible of the costs and sentenced them to 6 months imprisonment on every of the counts towards them, which is to run concurrently.

 

The choose additionally gave the twin-brothers an choice of fantastic of N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) on every of the rely, whereas ordering that the laptops and telephones utilized by the convicts to commit the crime be forfeited to the Federal Authorities. The choose stated the sentences would function deterrent to others.

 

 

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