Sunday, 20 October 2013
Landlady Allegedly Dupes 109 Prospective Tenants of N14m
A 34-year-old landlady, Taibat Aruna, has been arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly obtaining N14 million by false pretense from 109 prospective tenants.
The defendant, who resides at Ojo area of Lagos State, is facing a thirty-count charge bordering on conspiracy, obtaining, false pretense and stealing preferred against her by the police.
The defendant, standing trial before Magistrate Margaret Dan-Oni, committed the alleged offences between June 5 and August 28 this year.
The police prosecutor, Inspector Edet Okoi, said that the defendant stole the money from her victims with a promise to give them a self-contain accommodation located at Ojo area of Lagos, which she knew was false.
Culled from VANGUARD
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By: SAMOD BIOBAKU