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THREE FRAUDSTERS BAG JAIL TERMS IN SOKOTO

THREE FRAUDSTERS BAG JAIL TERMS IN SOKOTO

Justice M. S. Sifawa of the Sokoto State High Court, Sokoto convicted and sentenced the trio of Chima Nweke, Ubaka David and Glory Arohia to prison for fraud.

The convicts were prosecuted by the Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on one count separate charge of cheating and conspiracy to which they pleaded guilty.

Following their plea, prosecuting counsels, comprising S. H. Sa’ad, Musa Mela Gwani and Habila Jonathan asked the court to convict and sentence them accordingly, while defence counsel, A. M. Lukman, pleaded with the court to temper justice with mercy as his clients have become remorseful.

David was handed one-year imprisonment with N25, 000.00 option of fine and forfeited N350, 000 to the Sokoto State government, while Arohia bagged 10 years imprisonment with N200, 000 option of fine.