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Man bags 10 in jail over N252,000 fraud

By News Express on 01/08/2015

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured the conviction of one Esowane Henry Rotechi, who was prosecuted before Justice C.N Mbonu-Nweyi of Anambra State High Court, Onitsha on an 8-count charge that borders on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretence and forgery, to the tune of N252, 000.

The convict had pleaded not guilty when he was first arraigned on July 12, 2012.

Esowane’s brush with the law started on December 21, 2010 when he presented himself as the legal adviser to the Chancellor of Enugu State University of Technology, in which capacity he obtained N150, 000 from one Celestina with the promise to facilitate her admission into the Law Programme of the institution.

He was arrested on September 6, 2011, after the victim suspected that she had been duped.

After diligent prosecution by the EFCC, Justice Mbonu-Nweyi pronounced the accused guilty and sentenced him to 3 years imprisonment on count 1 for conspiracy and 7 years imprisonment on each of counts of 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 for obtaining money by false pretence. The sentence will run concurrently.

 

Source News Express

Posted 01/08/2015 05:06:24 AM

 

 

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