- Innocent Destiny has been sentenced by a court in Abuja to wash Mpape Park Toilet in Abuja for 60 days
- Destiny allegedly attempted to cheat some people on wechat platform and was subsequently nabbed
- The court sentenced him to wash toilet based on his age, and in efforts and also being a first time offender
For attempting to scam some people while posing as a woman on WeChat, the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory has sentenced one Innocent Destiny to community service.
Specifically, he was sentenced to wash Mpape Park Toilet in Abuja for 60 days.
The judgement was given by Justice Kezziah Ogbonnaya on Monday, July 19.
Destiny had been charged before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for parading himself as a female by the name Kim Webber, using this to induce male users of the platform in order to defraud them of their money.
The EFCC had argued that the act violated section 322 of the penal code and should be convicted and sentenced to a montn in prison or pay a fine of N100,000.
However, counsel to the defendant, Holy Nuhu prayed the court to temper justice with mercy.
EFCC launches mobile app for reporting of economic crimes
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has launched an application designed to ease the process of reporting economic and financial crimes in the country.
The chairman of the commission made the disclosure on Wednesday, July 14, while unveiling the app called Eagle Eye. According to Bawa, the app complements existing channels of reporting crimes, adding that it is a friendly application with features that can be navigated by any literate person.
The head of the anti-graft agency explained that the product is the ingenuity of a staff of the commission, which was conceived, designed, and developed by the EFCC.
EFCC declares Nigerian governor's aide wanted over N2.2m fraud
Earlier, the EFCC decided to go after one of Governor Aminu Tambuwal's aides over an alleged N2.2 million fraud.
The anti-graft agency is going after Bello Malami Tambuwal, a special adviser for allegedly duping car dealers.
This was made known by Usman Kaltungo, the EFCC zonal head of the anti-graft agency on Wednesday, July 7.