An Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court in Ibadan on Thursday sentenced 33- year-old man,  Olanrewaju  Sangodoyin,  to two years imprisonment  defrauding his client of  N750,000.
Delivering judgment, Magistrate  Abimbola Amole-Ajimoti, sentenced Sangodoyin without an option of fine.
”The convict is found guilty as charged. He is  hereby sentenced to two years imprisonment on count one of fraud without an option of fine at the Abolongo Correctional facility, Oyo Town.
” He is also sentenced to one year imprisonment on count – two of stealing money from the complainant.
The sentence is to run concurrently, ” Ajimoti held.
The police charged Sangodoyin, who lives in Bota Estate , Ayegoro, Ibadan, with fraud and theft.
Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Philip Amusan told the court that the convict  on Dec. 17, 2018, with intent to defraud obtained N750, 000 from Mr Mutiu Yekinni at Imalefalafia, Idi – Ope area, Ibadan.
Amusan said the convict fraudulently obtained the money to procure a Canadian visa for Yekinni, knowing same to be false.
He said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 390(9) and 419 of the Criminal Code Laws of Oyo State 2000.
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By Moses Okorie

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