Two Men Remanded for Defrauding Jobseeker

Two suspected fraudsters were remanded in Prison by a magistrates’ court in Osogbo on Wednesday for failing to secure a job for one Micheal Oladunjoye with the Nigerian Prisons Service after collecting money from him.

According to Punch Metro: The suspects; Fifty – two -year – old Tajudeen Oyejide and 47 -year – old Adebayo Oyeniyi were arraigned on three counts bordering on conspiracy and fraud.

Oyejide and Oyeniyi allegedly collected N 300 ,000 from Oladunjoye with a promise to get him a job with the NPS, but failed to so .

The police prosecutor , Glory Ona, explained that the accused committed the offences between May 2018 and April 2019 in Modakeke , Osun State , by conspiring with others still at large to defraud Oladunjoye.

He said the offences contravened sections 383, 390 ( 9 ) , 419 and 516 of the Criminal Code , Laws of Osun State , 2002.

The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge . Their counsel, Mr Samuel Obi, urged the court to commit them to bail , with an assurance that they would provide good sureties.

Magistrate Abimbola Famuyide, however , told Obi to come with a written application .

She directed that the accused be remanded in the Ile-Ife Prison and adjourned the matter till August 5 for hearing .

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