Internet Fraudster Bags 5 Years Jail Term In Kaduna
Equity Mohammed Tukur of the Kaduna State High Court sitting in Kaduna has indicted and condemned Babuwa Christopher, an understudy of Quantity Survey, Kaduna State Polytechnic, to five years detainment for misrepresentation.
The respondent was sentenced after he conceded to a revised one-check criminal allegation.
The charge peruses,” that you Babuwa Christopher of No. 3 Maha Close, Barnawa, Kaduna at some point in July 2020 in Kaduna inside the legal division of this Honorable Court with a plan to submit an offense, previously possessed reports containing misrepresentation indeed; Union Bank Visa Card bearing Maduka M.O, Union Bank Visa Card with name Peter, Union Bank Visa Card of Jatau Richard, United Bank of Africa( UBA) check card bearing the name ThankGod and Diamond Bank Master Card with unidentifiable name and you accordingly dedicated an offense of endeavor to submit tricking in opposition to Section 57 of the Penal Code Law, 2017 of Kaduna State and culpable under segment 307 of a similar Law”
Taking into account his supplication, indicting counsel, Y.J.Matiyak implored the court to convict and sentence him as needs be. Yet, protection counsel, Abdulsalam Nurudeen, counsel requested that the court temper equity with leniency as the respondent is a first-time guilty party.
Equity Tukur, indicted and condemned Christopher to five years detainment with an alternative of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000) fine.
The convict was captured at a hotel in Barnawa, Kaduna dependent on insight on his inclusion in cybercrime. At the purpose of capture, deceitful archives including Debit cards of a few level one banks in Nigeria, bearing various names were recouped from him.