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How Judge Sentenced Man To 1, 230 Years In Prison Over Fraud

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According to reports, An Estate agent, Babatunde Habeeb also known as Babatunde Salawudeen, was on Thursday sentenced to 1,230 years imprisonment by Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere for duping 101, prospective tenants of N28million, at 59 Oriola, in Alapere Ketu area of Lagos.

Salawudeen was charged with 82 count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under false pretences, stealing and fraud preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC,Vanguard reports.

The convict had promised to rent out 13 apartments to the accommodation seekers, whom he collected various sums from and issued receipts and thereafter disappeared.

However, in her ruling, Justice Ipaye found Salawudeen guilty of the 82 counts charge of conspiring with his brother Alahaji Ishola Salawudeen, who is still at large and obtained the sum of N28million, under false pretence from unsuspecting accommodation seekers.

 

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