Friday, 1 July 2016

Man sentenced to 1-year imprisonment for posing as herbalist

The EFCC, today Friday July 1, 2016 secured the conviction of Lekan Arigbabuwo to one year imprisonment in a case of conspiracy and stealing before Justice Lawal Akapo of Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja. 

Arigbabuwo was arrested by the operatives of EFCC following a petition by Ogundele Oluwatoba who claimed the convict stole and conspired to swindle him of N6.3 Million by posing as a herbalist, an offence punishable under Section 409 of Criminal Code, Cap. A452 No. 11, Laws of Lagos State 2011 and under section 285 of Criminal Code, Cap. A 410. No. 11, Laws of State, 2011. Arigbabuwo who was arraigned on 3 counts chrage, later changed his non guilty plea to guilty under a plea bargain arrangement. 

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