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How A Fake Petroleum Supplier Landed In Jail For Alleged Fraud In Osun

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Bello Moshood, a 51-year-old fake petroleum supplier, has been remanded by an Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding a man of 132,000 litres of petroleum products.

Hands of the prisoner in jail

The accused person allegedly committed the offence in April 2013 at Ile-Ife.

The Chief State Counsel, Mr F. Faremi told the court that the accused person fraudulently obtained N11,220,000 from Alhaji Popoola Ogundoyin with the pretence to supply him 132,000 litres of dual purpose kerosene (DPK), knowing fully to be false.

The offence committed contravened Sections 1(a), (b), 2 and punishable under section 1(3) of Advance Fee Frauds Act 2006.

The accused person whose plea was not taken engaged Mr Ola Ibrahim as his Defence Counsel.

In her ruling, Magistrate Oluwatosin Adediwura said that her court lacked jurisdiction to try such a case, and ordered for his remand at Ile-Ife Nigerian Correctional centre.

The case was adjourned till November 19, for mention.

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