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Cybercrime: Ex-Convict, Others Bag Jail Terms In Ibadan

A serving cybercrime convict, one Warith Ademola Hassan who was sentenced to six months community service by Justice Bayo Taiwo of the State High Court, Ibadan, Oyo State on Friday, July 29, 2022 has been jailed again for cyber-related activities in Oyo State.

Barely three months into six months community service term, Warith was arrested again and prosecuted by the Ibadan Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, on fresh charges of internet fraud.

He was arraigned on November 2, alongside six others before Justices Omolara Adeyemi and Iyabode Yerima of the Oyo State High Court, Ibadan on a separate one count charge each.

Other convicts are Adedayo Joel Olumide, Habeeb Gbolahan Amidu, Lawal Adesina Sherif, Ugbana Efemena Daniel, Obi Ogechukwu Frank and Osaze Bright Osayande.

They all pleaded “guilty” to the charges filed against them by the EFCC.

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