(19) year-old Chemistry Undergraduate Of University of Ilorin, Ajayi Joshua
Oluwatobi, had been jailed to nine (9) months Imprisonement by Justice Sikiru
Oyinloye Of Kwara State High court on Tuesday, 30th june, 2020, for defrauding three (3) fellow students who
were seeking accommodation.
Oyinloye ordered Oluwatobi to pay the sum of One hundred and Five Thousand
Naira (#105,000) as a fine aside the prison term after he was found guilty of
three –count Charges. The Justice said that this will serve as a warning to
others nursing such a crime as each crime he committed attracts three (3)
months imprisonment which runs concurrently.
read that: Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobiloba, on the month of November 2019, in
Ilorin, within the jurisdiction of this honorable court, cheated by
fraudulently deceived Oluwabukolami Eniola to pay Forty Five Thousand Naira
(#45,000) into the GT bank account 045262140 of one Hassan Adefemi Daniel as payment
for Hostel accommodation, a representation you knew to be false and thereby
committed an offence contrary to Section 320 of the Penal Code and punishable
under Section 322 of the same Law.”