EFCC: Court Jail Two Students Over Impersonation


*to forfeit Iphones, restitute $700USD to FG

By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

A Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan on Wednesday sentenced  two students to 13 months for Fraudulent Impersonation. 
The two students Opeyemi Olasumbo Folarin who claimed to be a 27-year-old Higher National Diploma student of The Ibadan Polytechnic and Ogunseye Ajibola  Olamilekan who also claimed to be a student of Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta) were both arraigned by the  Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Ibadan zonal office,
According to EFCC, the duo were   found guilty of separate amended one count of impersonation,  an offence contrary to section 22(2)(b)(i) and punishable under section 22(2)(b) of the Cybercrime (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act.

The two students pleaded guilty to the charges and Justice Patricia Ajoku sentenced Folarin and Dike to six months and seven months custodial sentence respectively.
Justice Ajoku also ordered that Folarin forfeits his Orange colour Iphone XR to the federal government of Nigeria, while Oguseye was ordered to restitute the sum of $700USD (seven Hundred United States of American Dollars) to his victim as well as forfeit his silver Iphone 6 Phone, one Apple series 6 watch, one Apple MacBook, one PlayStation 4 Game pad, to the federal government of Nigeria.


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