Nigerian Police Arrest Two Men Over Alleged Canadian Visa Scam

Nigerian Police Arrest Two Men Over Alleged Canadian Visa Scam

The Nigerian police on Friday that is on 25 Oct 2019 arrested two men who allegedly cheated a businessman of Nigerian naira 4.8 million and proceeded in a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja.

Complete Details About the Canadian Visa Scam

The Nigerian police accused Kehinde Sokefun who is aged 45 years and a civil servant and David Adeshina, who is aged 20 and unemployed, are charged with conspiracy, receiving false claims and stealing.

The prosecutor named ASP Benson Emuerhi informed the court that the defendants committed the offense within February 2019 and July 2019 at 15, Isiba St., Itire, Surulere, Lagos.

Benson Emuerhi claimed that the defendants or accused persons received Nigerian naira 4.8 million from the complainant, who is a businessman and named Mr. Edwin Onyejuba, to obtain a Canadian visa.

The prosecutor named ASP Benson Emuerhi said that the offense violated the provisions of sections under 287, 314 & 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. The defendants or accused persons pleaded not liable to the charges.

 Nigerian Court Granted Bail

Mrs. Olufunke Sule-Amzat, who is the Chief Magistrate, granted the defendants to bail with the sum of Nigerian naira 250,000 each with two sureties in like sum. Mrs. Olufunke Sule-Amzat, the Chief Magistrate dismissed the case until December 2019 for mention.

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