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50-year Man Arrested For Alleged Impersonation In Ibadan

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A 50-year-old man, Tayo Ayoola, on Tuesday, appeared  before  an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly falsely posing as a landlord to sell a house.

Ayoola, whose address was not provided, is charged with conspiracy and impersonation, to which he pleaded not guilty.


The prosecutor, ASP Anthony Igori, told the court that the defendant committed the offences between April 2023 and June 2024, on Alabidun Street, Alakia, Airport, Ibadan.

Igori alleged that the defendant pretended be a property owner and attempted to  sell a building at the aforementioned area to one Prophet Emmanuel Olajide.

He alleged that the property belonged to one late Mr Bilinminu Ayoola.

The prosecutor said that the offences contravened Sections 516 and 484 of the Criminal Laws of Oyo State, 2000.

The Magistrate, Mr Olaolu Olanipekun, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case until July 23 for hearing. (NAN)

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