An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Courtroom has sentenced a property developer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, to 2,670 years imprisonment for defrauding 133 accommodation seekers of N25 million. Chief Magistrate O. O. Olatunji convicted Oseni after he pleaded guilty to 267 counts of conspiracy, acquiring beneath false pretences and stealing.
Olatunji held that the offences contravened Sections 285, 312 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Oseni acquired 10 years imprisonment on every of the 267 counts with out an choice of fantastic.
The sentences, which are to run concurrently, take effect from April 26, 2017 when Oseni was remanded in prison custody following the revocation of his bail.
Thus, the convict ought to spend solely 10 years in jail, but when the one yr he has spent in remand is deducted, his jail time reduces to 9 years.