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Property developer imprisoned for 2,670 years for N25m scam

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A property designer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, has been condemned to 2,670 years detainment by an Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court for cheating 133 convenience searchers of N25 million.

Boss Magistrate O. O. Olatunji indicted Oseni after he conceded to 267 tallies of connivance, getting under falsifications and taking.

He got 10 years detainment on every one of the 267 checks without a choice of fine. The sentences, which are to run simultaneously, produce results from April 26, a year ago when Oseni was remanded in jail care after the denial of his safeguard.

The convict additionally relinquished his working to the Lagos State Government, which the court requested to offer it, and offer the returns among the 133 casualties.

At the point when his trial started on February 27, 2013, indicting counsel Abraham Fadipe, an Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), depicted him as the designer of a one-story working at 3, Church Close, Ajao Estate, Lagos.

He said the building contained four small scale pads and two independent flats. As indicated by Fadipe, Oseni acted like a landowner and raised opening signs around Ajao Estate while the building was under development.

He got rents, organization and assention charges going from N160,000 to N300,000 and totalling N25m from no less than 133 convenience searchers on the appearance that every one of them would get a loft in the building.

The arraignment called five witnesses, four of whom affirmed that when they touched base at the property to collect, it was at that point possessed. The planned inhabitants requested of the Lagos State Real Estate Transaction Department (LASRETRAD).

At the point when Fadipe asked him for what good reason he got cash from such a large number of individuals, Oseni stated: “As a developer, one must not reject money.”

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Driver lands in court after landing a heavy punch on his boss

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A 28-year-old driver, Kingsley Edem, was arraigned before the Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos state yesterday March 20th, for landing a punch on his boss in the mouth during an argument.

Driver lands in court after landing a heavy punch on his boss

According to police prosecutor, Sgt. Ishola Samuel, Edem who resides at No.14, Adetuberu St., Olowora, Lagos, is Femi Badmus’s driver.

Badmus had reported to the police that Edem punched him several times in the mouth during a disagreement in his home on No 19 Ogunbeye St., Olowora, Lagos on March 9th.

The police prosecutor said, the offence contravenes the provisions of Section 173 of the revised Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. Section 173 which stipulates a three-year jail term for any offender if found guilty.

Magistrate A. I. Abina, admitted Edem to bail in the sum of N10,000 with one surety in like sum.

Magistrate Abina ordered that the surety must be gainfully employed and should provide proof of two years’ tax payment to the Lagos State Government.

What raged between Edem and his boss, Badmus wasn’t made known but
Magistrate Abina adjourned the case until April 8 for mention.

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Chinese father sells his baby daughter to pay off gambling debts

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A Chinese father has been arrested for selling his 1-year-old daughter for £6,800 to pay off his gambling debts.

Chinese father sells his baby daughter to pay off gambling debts

Jiang, sold the one-year-old to a couple after owing more than 60,000 Yuan (£6,798), according to reports in China.

Jiang told his wife that he was taking their daughter to stay with his mother. He flew the child more than 1,150 miles away from their home in Guiyang, Guizhou province, last November.

Wang, his wife grew concerned after his failure to return three months later but repeatedly postponed their return.

In February, 2019, she checked her husband’s phone and found shocking conversations between her husband and her daughter’s buyers.

Wang went to her husband’s mother in Zunyi city, about 87 miles away, who informed her that her son and granddaughter left her weeks ago.

She immediately contacted police and they tracked Jiang down to a hotel in Guiyang last month.

When he was caught, Jiang admitted to owing a huge gambling debt and decided to take the drastic measure after seeing online adverts for child adoption.

Chinese father sells his baby daughter to pay off gambling debts

How Jiang Planned on Selling his daughter

Jiang lied to the buyers – a couple in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province – that he was a single father who could no longer afford to care for the girl. He went further to claim that his own parents were dead so he had nowhere else to turn.

Fortunately, the child was located by the police last Friday and reunited with her mum.

Jiang has been arrested and charged with suspicion of human trafficking, according to the police.

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