Opay Agent To Spend Nine Months In Jail For Stealing


An Opay agent Rabi’u Isah Gaida has been sentenced to nine months imprisonment.

He was sentenced to jail by a Kano Shari’a court sitting in Kwana Hudu on Friday.

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He was arraigned before the Shari’a court for breach of trust, cheating and theft of N300,000 belonging to one Zubairu Murtala via online Bank transfer.

The prosecutor, Aliyu Abidin, told the court that the victim (Zubairu) complained that the defendant stole his N300,000 through an online transfer without his consent when he gave him his phone to open an Opay wallet account for him.

The defendant pleaded guilty after the charges were read to him, saying he used the money to stake a bet with BetNaija.

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Presiding Judge, Nura Yusuf Ahmad, sentenced him to three months for breach of trust and six months for stealing and ordered him to refund the stolen amount of N300,000.

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