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Man bags 12-mnths imprisonment for forging bank statement.

JUSTICE Idris Baba of FCT High Court, Apo, on Thursday, sentenced one Onyeugo Anayo, to 12 months imprisonment for forging a bank statement.

The judge, however, gave the convict, N50,000 option of fine.

Anayo, 35, of No.14 MCC Road, Owerri, was first arraigned on Jan. 25, 2018, on a three-count charge and he pleaded not guilty.

The charges were later reduced to one and the convict admitted committing the offence.

The convict pleaded guilty to the charge of possessing a forged bank statement of account.

The prosecutor, Adesola Michael, told the court that the defendant forged a statement of account of a bank account number belonging to Onyeugo Peter Anayachukwu.

He further told the court that the defendant procured the statement with the intent of using same as a genuine document for obtaining American Tourist Visa for himself.

He said the offence contravened Section 368 of the Penal Code.

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Publication:Nigerian Tribune (Oyo State, Nigeria)
Date:May 4, 2018
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