Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State command on Thursday arraigned a man, Samuel Oni before a magistrate court in Akure for allegedly defrauding a sex worker, Blessing Olaitan of N120,000.
Olaitan told the court that she was a professional sex worker revealing that after having sex with the man, he allegedly collected a sum of N80,000 from her with a promise to refund her together with her professional fee of N15,000.
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She, however, noted that she later discovered that she received a fake alert from Oni who was arraigned before the court on two-count bordering on conspiracy and stealing.
The charge read, “That you, Samuel Oni, and others at large on March 2023, at Alagbaka, Akure, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did conspire with yourselves to commit a criminal offence to with (sic) stole a sum of one hundred and twenty thousand naira of Mrs Blessing Olaitan, thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 516 of the Criminal Code Law Cap 37, Vol 1 Laws of Ondo State, 2006.
“That you, Samuel Oni, on March 1, 2023, at Alagbaka, Akure, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, did steal a sum of one hundred and twenty thousand naira of Mrs Blessing Olaitan, thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 383 and punishable under Section 390 of the Criminal Code Law Cap 37, Vol 1 Laws of Ondo State, 2006.”
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Oni, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The magistrate, Tope Aladejana granted Oni bail of N200,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to 17th April 2023.
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