Police drop fraud charges against Lagos ex-deputy gov

Date: 27-02-2014 8:02 am (7 years ago) | Author: ayyub adesegun
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Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu



The police have dropped the N130m fraud charges it instituted against a former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, before a Federal High Court, Lagos.

Justice Mohammed Yunusa, in a short ruling, struck out the charges on Wednesday upon an application by the prosecuting counsel, Mr. Effiong Asuquo, for the withdrawal of the charges against Ojikutu.

The police gave no reason for withdrawing the charges.

However, the arraignment of the woman had been stalled twice in February due to her moves to settle with the complainant, who was said to be the victim of the alleged fraud.

The Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police had charged her with three counts of conspiracy, fraud and stealing.

Ojikutu was alleged to have  in September 2011 conspired with one Sampson Ojikutu, who was said to be at large, to fraudulently obtain the sum of N130m from one Cajetan Okekearu.

It was alleged that the money was obtained under the pretence that they possessed a plot of land to sell at Lekki Phase 1, Victoria Island Lagos.

The complainant was said to have later discovered that their claim of ownership was false, since there was an already existing title to the land.

The offences were said to contravene the provisions of sections 1(a) (iii), and 8 (a) of the Advanced Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act, Cap. A6, Laws of the Federation, 2004.

She was also said to have contravened the provisions of section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Act, Cap. C38, Vol. 10, Laws of the Federation, 2010.

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Posted: at 27-02-2014 08:02 AM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
- Topsylucas at 27-02-2014 08:52 AM (7 years ago)
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Was d millions she stole as deputy nt enuf 4 ha? Why all dez stealin,lootin,fraud,lying,corruptn in nigeria? Women who re sppose 2 be gd examples 2 their generatn as mothers re d ones takin d lead in robbery. Its wah!
Posted: at 27-02-2014 08:52 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- DrSoba at 27-02-2014 09:24 AM (7 years ago)
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B4 nko, wot do u expect? Nigeria is s country where the guilty once the rich are set free, while the innocent once the poor are ducked for life. Huh? Which way forward?
Posted: at 27-02-2014 09:24 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Bankable at 27-02-2014 09:27 AM (7 years ago)
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Police don collect bribe drop charges... Arraignment of the woman has been stalled twice. But why? So they can facilitate the bribe and withdraw the case.
Posted: at 27-02-2014 09:27 AM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- dareper at 27-02-2014 09:37 AM (7 years ago)
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As usual
Posted: at 27-02-2014 09:37 AM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- gbojac at 27-02-2014 10:34 AM (7 years ago)
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why?
Posted: at 27-02-2014 10:34 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- winace at 27-02-2014 02:11 PM (7 years ago)
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Na una sabi. Go and release all d innocent pple awaiting trail in prison than droping charges against d real thieves.
Posted: at 27-02-2014 02:11 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- dickman2 at 27-02-2014 03:24 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 27-02-2014 03:24 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- christianity at 27-02-2014 03:42 PM (7 years ago)
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wetin una wan hear b/4?abegii
Posted: at 27-02-2014 03:42 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- osamabinladin at 27-02-2014 10:54 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes
Posted: at 27-02-2014 10:54 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- benbellabiz at 27-02-2014 11:12 PM (7 years ago)
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the part two of this story go be say them don charge the complainant to court and find him guilty. nigeria for you be that.
Posted: at 27-02-2014 11:12 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Fertymor at 5-03-2014 12:21 PM (7 years ago)
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OK...
Posted: at 5-03-2014 12:21 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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