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19-year-old student convicted for cybercrime offences in Ilorin

The Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, secured the conviction of one Oyedotun Adebayo Adebowale over cybercrime offences.

Oyedotun, 19, was prosecuted on one count charge before Justice Muhammed Sani of the Federal High Court in Ilorin.

The judge found him guilty of the charge and sentenced him to two years imprisonment with an option of fine of N300,000.

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Investigations had earlier revealed that Oyedotun had under his possession over N21million suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activities and a Toyota Camry Car, which he purchased using his mother’s name.

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Upon arraignment, he pleaded guilty to the charge.

Following his plea, Counsel to the EFCC, Sesan Ola, reviewed the facts of the case and tendered the extra-judicial statements of the defendant, iphone 12 Promax, key and particulars of the Toyota Camry Car recovered from him and a draft of N350,000 which were admitted in evidence.

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The counsel urged the court to take judicial notice of the unchallenged evidence placed before it as well as the provisions of the law to convict the defendant as charged.

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Justice Sani in his judgement held that the prosecution had successfully established its case against the defendant.

In sentencing the convict, the judge ordered that one iphone 12 promax, hp laptop, a Toyota Camry Car, a draft of N350, 000 which he raised as restitution be forfeited to the Federal Government.



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