Oyo Corps Member Sentenced To Prison Over Love Scam


The Kwara state High Court sitting in Ilorin has sentenced a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) serving in Ibadan, Oyo state, Caleb Oyeyemi, to two years imprisonment over a love scam.

The judgment was pronounced by Justice Adenike Akinpelu after the court found Oyeyemi guilty on two counts of scam filed against him the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Punch reported.

The court sentenced the corps member to one-year imprisonment on each of the counts, which are to run concurrently.

The judge, however, gave him an option of N200, 000 fine on each count. It was reported that the EFCC said the suspect was arrested on March 16, 2020, by EFCC based on intelligence reports. He was arraigned on November 26, 2020, and pleaded guilty when the counts were read to him.

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