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Fake lawyer sent to jail in Ogun State

A fake lawyer identified as Adedeji Ebenezer Oluwagbenga has been sentenced to 3 years in jail by the Ewekoro local government Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State.

The Ogun State Police Command spokesman, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, in a statement on Thursday, disclosed Oluwagbenga, was arrested on August 5 at Itori Chief Magistrate Court, where he was appearing for a client.

The convict was arraigned before Chief Magistrate B.A. Somorin on one count charge of unlawful and illegal appearance as a lawyer knowing full well that he is not.

He first pleaded not guilty but later changed his plea to guilty when he was confronted with evidence.The chief magistrate there and then sentenced him to three years in prison with hard labour without option of fine.

Ade Yinka

Adeyinka is an entertainment and fashion content writer with years of experience in the industry. She is a graduate of English language from Lagos State University (LASU, Ojo). She obtained a postgraduate diploma in broadcast journalism at the Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Ogba, Lagos. She likes to read, write, surf the internet, listen to music and hang out with friends.

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