Court Sentences Osun Prince To Prison Over Fraud Without An Option Of Fine

By Hammed Azeez

An Osogbo based Federal High Court, presided over by Honourable Justice Peter Lifu, has sentenced Prince Adekunle Oyinlola to jail without an option of a fine on three counts of a conspiracy between the defendant and three other people.

The Prince got convicted in a case with file Number, FHC/OS/42C/2012: FRN v Prince Oyinlola Dekunle and the instituted by the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun State Command.

The NSCDC charged him to court for defrauding Mr. Solagbade and other suspected members of the public the sum of N9,820,000 under the pretense of registering them as patent right holders of Comandclem Nigeria Limited.

The offense contravenes Section 1(1)(a) and punishable under Section 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud and other Fraud Related Offenses Act, 2006.

Count one of the offense is punishable up to one-year imprisonment without the option of a fine, while two counts attract two years imprisonment without the option of fine, and the third count attracts one-year imprisonment, and the prison terms are to run concurrently.

They are still ruling on the matter; the court order the auction of vehicle registration number BDG 575 AG to be supervised by the court and the return from the sale to be paid to the victim.

Mr. AbdulKadir, the state Commandant of NSCDC, said the acts of fraud and scam should be shunned by Nigerians while reacting to the court ruling.

According to him, righteousness, sincerity, and honesty uphold a nation.

He further advised citizens to be loyal in their relationship, business, and any other endeavor they found themselves doing.

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