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Police arraign woman for allegedly placing fake job vacancy posters




Lagos, Feb. 20, 2018 The police on Wednesday arraigned a 27-year-old woman, Ugochi Chinagorom, for allegedly placing fraudulent job vacancy posters in strategic locations within Gbagada with intent to deceive, in an Ogudu Magistrate’s Court .

Chinagorom, who resides at Iddo in Ebute Metta area of Lagos, is charged with intent to obtain money under false pretence.

The police prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie,told the court that one Dele Akinseleyin, a leader of Diya Street Vigilante group, Ifako area of Gbagada in Lagos, reported the case at the Ifako police station.

Ihiehie alleged that the defendant was caught at 12.45 p.m. placing fraudulent job vacancy posters with the inscription ‘ED Sunshine’ enterprises, Tel. No 08098941257 at strategic locations within Gbagada and environs.

He said that the offence contravened the provisions of  Section 406 (2) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

After the charges were read to him, the defendant pleaded not guilty.

Magistrate E. Kubeinje, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N50,000 with one reasonable surety in  like sum, who must be resident within the courts jurisdiction.

Kubeinje adjourned the case until March 3, for further mention. .



edited by Sadiya Hamza