40-year-old man remanded in prison over alleged visa fraud

40-year-old man remanded in prison over alleged visa fraud

A Modakeke Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Friday remanded one Solaja Wasiu, 40, in prison custody over alleged Canadian visa fraud . The Prosecutor , Inspector Ona Glory told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometime in April 2019 at Ogunsua Palace Road , Modakeke , Ile -Ife. Glory said that the


A Modakeke Magistrates’ Court in Osun State on Friday remanded one Solaja Wasiu, 40, in prison custody over alleged Canadian visa fraud .

The Prosecutor , Inspector Ona Glory told the court that the defendant committed the offence sometime in April 2019 at Ogunsua Palace Road , Modakeke , Ile -Ife.

Glory said that the defendant conspired with others now at large to defraud one Kolawole Joel , in order to secure a Canadian Visa for him.

He added that the defendant stole the sum of N 260 , 000 property of one Kolawole Joel.

According to him , the defendant obtained the sum of N 260 , 000 from one Kolawole Joel , in order to secure a Canadian Visa , knowing fully that he could not do so.

Glory stated further that the offence contravened Sections 383 , 390 ( 9) , 419 and 516 of the Criminal Code , Laws of Osun, 2002.

The defendant, who was not legally represented, however, pleaded not guilty to the three -count charge of conspiracy , stealing and fraud.

Magistrate Abimbola Famuyide did not take the plea of the defendant but asked him to come with a written application for bail.

Famuyide ordered for the remand of the defendant in custody at the Ile – Ife Prison .
She adjourned the case until July 15 , for hearing .

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