by AHMED OBAFEMI
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – TWO men have been sentenced to a combined 110 years in prison after appearing at the Kano State High Court for conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence.
Victor Ali Ishaya and Emmanuel Moyi have been sentenced to 60 years and 50 years respectively after appearing before Justice James Omotosho for
defrauding some victims of money under the guise of giving them employment and contracts.
The convicts succeeded in their fraudulent activity through phone calls with different numbers and phony names.
After the victims have parted with huge sums of money through different bank accounts supplied by the convicts they realised they were being
Further investigations by the EFCC revealed the accounts were specifically opened by the convicts in order to commit fraud.
Ishaya and Moyi were arraigned in May.
They pleaded guilty.
Omotosho sentenced Moyi to ten years imprisonment with option N100 000 fine on six counts.
Ishaya was sentenced to ten years imprisonment with option of N100 000 fine on five counts.
The sentences are to run concurrently.
– CAJ News