Court Jails Undergraduate 12months for Cheating, Personation in Kwara

Justice Adenike Akinpelu of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 convicted a 23-year-old student of Federal University of Technology, FUT, Minna, Niger State, one Mohammed Bello, for offences bordering on cheating by personation.

Bello, who claimed to hail from Ilorin West Local Government Area of Kwara State allegedly posed as a white female with intent to defraud unsuspecting victims

The defendant was prosecuted on two-count charge by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the EFCC.

On April 22, 2022, the EFCC while acting on credible intelligence arrested Bello alongside other suspected fraudsters at Agric Estate, Sango area of Ilorin, Kwara State.

The defendant did not only admitted to committing the crime, but pleaded guilty to the charge upon arraignment.

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