In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 08th, October, 2020

Critical Bother For IG Sensation, Adeherself As EFCC Presents First Witness In opposition to Her

Serious Trouble For IG Sensation, Adeherself As EFCC Presents First Witness Against Her




The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC has offered its first prosecution witness, PW1, Samuel Orie, a Compliance Officer with Warranty Belief Financial institution Plc, in opposition to a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Rukayat Adedamola Adewale, aka Adeherself.


EFCC offered its witness on Wednesday, October 7, 2020,


Recall that Adeherself was re-arraigned yesterday for alleged web fraud earlier than Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Lagos State Excessive Courtroom sitting in Ikeja.


Adewale, 20, is being prosecuted on a three-count cost bordering on conspiracy to acquire by false pretence, try and get hold of by false pretence and retention of proceeds of legal conduct.


One of many counts reads: “That you simply, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, Lasisi Wasiu Adeleke, ( nonetheless at massive) Sodiq Adeleke( nonetheless at massive), between the 17th day of April 2020 and 24th Might 2020 at Lagos, inside the jurisdiction of this Honourable Courtroom, with intent to defraud, tried to acquire the sum of $6,000( Six Thousand ) from Joseph Rumoro on the illustration that the sum is supposed for procurement of passport, visa and tax, which illustration you knew to be false.”

One other cost reads: “That you simply, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, between 29th day of April 2020 and 30th day of April 2020, in Lagos, inside the jurisdiction of this Honourable Courtroom, retained the management of the combination sum of N7, 876.000( Seven Million, Eight Hundred and Seventy- six Thousand Naira) in your Warranty Belief Checking account quantity 0240818624, which you knew to be proceeds of assorted web and cybercrimes.”


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She pleaded not responsible to the cost when it was learn to her.


In view of her plea, the prosecution sought to current his first witness, Orie, in opposition to the defendant.


Led in proof by the prosecution counsel, S.O. Daji, the witness advised the court docket that the financial institution acquired a letter from the Fee, asking for the assertion of account in addition to the account opening bundle of the defendant, which is distributed to the Fee.


Consequently, the prosecution counsel sought to tender the paperwork, which have been admitted in proof by the court docket.


The case was adjourned to October 26, 2020, for the continuation of trial.

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