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Physician sentenced to 14 years in jail for N5m fraud

Choose Agatha Aoki of the Federal Supreme Courtroom in Oyo, Akwa Ibom State, sentenced Passy Judi Osen to 14 years in jail with out an choice to pay a high quality. Surgical procedure.

He was tried by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) on a bilateral cost of acquiring 5 million N2 by false allegation.

In line with the company, round April 18, 2017 in Uyo, Usen obtained N2,000,000 from Edodiong Essien with the declare that it will be used to implement contracts awarded to him by the Akwa Ibom State Hospital Board of Administrators.

The offense is inconsistent with Part 1 (1) (a) of the advance charges fraud and different fraud associated to the Crimes Act 2006 and is punishable underneath Article 1 (3) of the identical legislation.

The convict pleaded not responsible, and his trial started on October 24, 2018.

The prosecutor's legal professional, Agbo's father, offered 4 tender witnesses. The reveals are in proof, and the case closed on February 28.

Choose Okeke dominated that the prosecution established her case past an affordable doubt.

The decide sentenced the defendant to seven years in jail on every of the 2 prices.

Jail provisions

The convict should return to his sufferer as a situation for his launch upon the top of his jail time period.