Man gets 7 years jail for 30 million Naira fraud
A man Tunde Martins on Monday gets 7 years jail term for a fraud of 30 million naira.
This verdict was given by Justice Josephine Oyefeso of the Lagos State High Court, Igbosere, on Monday, 28 September, 2020.
The convict, Tunde Martins had obtained the said sum as a loan from Diamond Bank Plc with a forged certificate of occupancy and refused to pay back.
He was arraigned alongside his company, Centre Global Limited by the Lagos Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in 2018 on 3 counts bordering on false pretences, forgery and use of false documents, to which he pleaded not guilty.
According to the Head of Media and Publicity, EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren, Justice Oyefeso found Martins guilty of the offences on September 23, 2020, but deferred ruling to Monday, September 28, 2020.
Justice Josephine Oyefeso sentenced the convict to seven years’ imprisonment without an option of fine.
The Judge also ordered that his company, Centre Global Limited, be wound up and all the money accrued from it remitted to Diamond Bank Plc.
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