A Nigerian man by the name, Oluwafemi Damilola, has been charged to court in Ondo state for reportedly defrauding four runs girls of 45,000 naira.
The victims recounting the incident said that Oluwafemi had patronized their services and had paid them with fake alerts.
According to reports, Oluwafemi was subsequently apprehended by the police and was later charged on two counts bordering on fraud.
Akano Moremi, the police prosecutor, stated that the defendant committed the offence in October 2022 in Sabo district of the state.
The charge read, ”That you, Oluwafemi Damilola, sometime in October 2022, at Sabo Road, Ondo, in the Ondo Magisterial District, did conduct yourself in a manner likely to cause the breach of peace by fraudulently having carnal knowledge of the victims.
That you, Oluwafemi Damilola, on the same date, time and place in the aforementioned magisterial district, did indecently assault the female victims by fraudulently and unlawfully having carnal knowledge of them with the pretence of sending them the sum of N45,000 which you failed to do so but willingly send them a fake alert with the aim of defrauding them sexually and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Sections 249 and 360 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Volume 1 Law of Ondo State of Nigeria, 2006.”
S. A. Iluyemi, the defendant’s lawyer, however, stated that negotiations for a settlement were already underway between the parties.
He requested the defendant’s release from custody and made a guarantee that the defendant would make repayment to the complainants before the next adjournment date.
Chief Magistrate Charity Adeyanju who granted the request ordered that the money be paid to the complainants before the next date of adjournment.