Man in Court for allegedly forging Canadian visa


 A 48-year old-man, Akintunde Adeniji, was on Friday arraigned before an Ibadan Chief Magistrates? Court for allegedly forging a Canadian visa and obtaining money under false pretence.

The police prosecutor, Inspector O. Amos told the court that the accused and one Folagbade Adeniji now at large committed the offence on October 11, 2012 at about 3:00 p.m at Ode-Ona Elewe area of Ibadan.

He said the accused collected N1.7 million from one Oyekanmi Olusola and three others under the pretence of procuring Canadian visas for them. The prosecutor also alleged that the accused forged a Canadian visa and thereby contravened Section 419 of the Criminal Code, Cap 38, Vol II Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the three-count charge against him.

Chief Magistrate Fatima Badrudeen admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N1 million and two sureties in like sum. She said one of the sureties must have landed property within the magisterial district while the other must produce evidence of employment and three years tax clearance certificate.

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