A high court in Ilorin, Kwara State’s capital city, has convicted a Yahoo Boy named Kolade Emmanuel Balogun on internet fraud charges.
SportyWap understands that on Thursday, August 13, the High Court sentenced Balogun, who was arrested by the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to three months ‘ imprisonment including traffic control in the capital city. ask
The judge of the High Court , Justice Sikiru Oyinloye, made the remark after Balogun was found guilty of the charges brought against him.
The charge against the suspect read; “That you, KOLADE BALOGUN (a.k.a Willam Davis, alias Behemoth) sometime in March 2020 or thereabout at Ilorin, Kwara State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court attempted to commit an offence of cheating by impersonation, pretending and representing yourself to be a white man called Willam Davis, alias Behemoth to an unsuspected white woman on dating site called SeekingArrangement as it is contained in your Gmail account: [email protected] and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 95 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria.”
In his ruling on Thursday, Oyinloye ordered that all things including phones and computers seized from the suspect should be forfeited to the Federal Government, while he also asked Balogun to pay a N50,000 fine and to control traffic at the junction behind the Kwara State Ministry of Physical Planning for a period of three months from 17 August to 17 October.