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Yahoo boy jailed over N150k fraud . . Justice P. I Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin…

Yahoo boy jailed over N150k fraud
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Justice P. I Ajoku of the Federal High Court, sitting in Benin City, Edo State, today Wednesday June 13 , 2018 convicted Uke Philip Akhator for offences bordering on obtaining by fraudulent trick. .
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Akhator who was prosecuted by the Benin Office of the EFCC, was said to have obtained the sum of N150,000 from one Jakub Sani Mohammed by fraudulent tricks.
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Upon his arraignment on a one count charge, Akhator pleaded guilty to the offence. In view of his plea, the prosecution counsel, Larry Aso Peters, urged the court to convict and sentence the defendant accordingly.
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In his response, defence counsel, Padro Egharevba pleaded with the court to tamper justice with mercies as the defendant was a first time offender who has become remorseful since he was arrested and has also promised to desist from such despicable act.
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Justice Ajoku after listening to both counsels sentenced the defendant to one month imprisonment.
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