A 45-year-old driver, Adetunji Tunde Oluwasegun, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for converting a sum of N2million that was mistakenly transferred into his for personal use.
The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Monday, January 18, 2021 arrested Oluwasegun and charged him of stealing before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin. The offence contravenes Section 286 and punishable under Section 287 of the Penal Code.
The defendant pleaded ‘guilty’ to the charge.
Justice Oyinloye found Oluwasegun guilty of the offence and sentenced him to two years imprisonment with a fine of N200, 000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira).
The judge also ordered the convict to restitute his victim the sum of N2million before he finished serving his jail term.