Court In Ogun State Sentences Four Yahoo Boys To Jail

The Ibadan zonal office of EFCC earlier this week, March 7, 2019, convicted the likes of Adegbola Kazeem Aina also known as Marry Linson, Babarinde Jacob also known as Rhonda Luna, Sokoya Oluwaseyi and Mufutau Yusuf Akorede respectively.

Each of the convicted set of people was convicted of one-court charge bordering on impersonation and sending of pornographic and indecent pictures.

The trio of Adegbola, Babarinde and Sokoya were tried by Hon. Justice Watilat Ibrahim of the Federal High Court 2, Abeokuta, Ogun State, who came to the conclusion that they were guilty of their individual offences, and finally sentenced them to prison.

Meanwhile, Yusuf Mufutau’s conviction was pronounced by Hon. Justice S. M. Abubakar of the Federal High Court 1, Abeokuta, Ogun State.

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The judge made it clear that the prosecution counsel proved the case against Mufutau beyond every reasonable doubt.

Reports have it that first, second and third convicts were at the initial stage arraigned on December 10, 2018, while the fourth convict was arraigned on December 11, 2018.

Justice Ibrahim convicted and sentenced one of the suspected internet fraudsters with the name Adegbola to five months imprisonment with effect from the date of his arrest, and also ordered that he shall restitute through the Federal Republic of Nigeria to his victims, the sum of $1, 080 US Dollars, Phone and Laptop being items recovered from him.

While for Babarinde, he was convicted and sentenced to four months imprisonment, also with effect from the date of his arrest, and shall forfeit and restitute the sum of $250 US Dollars and his iphone 7 to the Federal Government of Nigeria, being part of the items realized from his nefarious activities.

For Sokoya, he was sentenced to four months imprisonment beginning from the date of his arrest.

The Judge for the case of Mufutau, Justice Abubarka also convicted and sentenced Mufutau to four months imprisonment, ordering that he forfeit his phone and $140 US Dollars to the Federal Government.

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