Man Jailed For Spraying Naira Notes At Funeral Ceremony In Edo

Man Jailed For Spraying Naira Notes At Funeral Ceremony In Edo

Osazee Kenneth Imagbenikaro

A person recognized as Osazee Kenneth Imagbenikaro has been convicted by Justice C.A. Obiozor of the Federal Excessive Court docket sitting in Benin Metropolis for spraying naira notes.
 
Imagbenikaro was convicted on a two rely cost for offence bordering on spraying naira notes on Thursday Might 16, 2024 opposite to Part 21(3) of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (Institution ) Act 2007 and punishable below Part 21 (1) of the identical Act.
 
One of many counts reads: ”That you simply Osazee Kenneth Imagbenikoro (m) on or concerning the twenty eighth day of April 2023 at Ogida Police Barracks, Benin Metropolis, Edo State throughout the jurisdiction of this honourable court docket did spray N100 notes at a funeral ceremony and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 21 (3) of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (Institution ) Act 2007 and punishable below Part 21 (1) of the identical Act.”
 

The defendant pleaded responsible to the cost when it was learn to him in court docket. Based mostly on his plea, prosecution counsel, Francis Jirbo prayed the court docket to convict and sentence him accordingly.

Nonetheless, defence counsel prayed the court docket to mood justice with mercy and that the defendant has change into remorseful for his motion.

Justice Obiozor convicted and sentenced Imagbenikaro to 6 months imprisonment on every rely or a effective of N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand) every.
 
The defendant is to undertake in writing to be of fine behaviour going ahead.
 
 

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