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Lagos Court Sentences Lawyer to Jail for N4 million Fraud

A lawyer, Taiwo Oreagba, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for corrupt demand and obtaining of funds under false pretence.

Taiwo.

Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos State, convicted and sentenced the legal practitioner for obtaining the sum of N4,000,000 (Four Million Naira) from a client to secure the release of a suspect from the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

She was jailed on Thursday, August 25, 2022 after standing trial on two-count charges bordering on corrupt demand and obtaining money under false pretences.

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