Sharp Guy Mutual Benefits Insurance marketer faces N120, 000 fraud

The accused, 30, who resides on Ilaje Road, Bariga, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of fraud, forgery and stealing.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

A marketer with Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Ukoko Oshogwe, charged with obtaining N120,000 for comprehensive motor insurance policy, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

Oshogwe, 30, who resides on Ilaje Road, Bariga, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of fraud, forgery and stealing.

According to the prosecutor, Insp. George Nwosu, the accused committed the offences on Feb.30 at Ilupeju on Ikorodu Road, Lagos.

He said the accused  obtained the money from the complainant, Mr Fidelis Obanor, for a comprehensive motor insurance policy.

“The accused, being a marketer with the Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, collected N120, 000 from the complainant but failed to remit the money into the company’s account.”

Nwosu said the accused forged a receipt and a certificate that he gave to Obanor.

“The fraudulent act was discovered when Obanor went to the company to verify the authenticity of his policy.

“After verification, it was discovered that the customer’s name was not in the company’s record and that the document submitted by him was forged,” he told the court.

The offences contravened Sections 285, 312 and 363(3) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (revised).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Section 312 prescribes a 15-year imprisonment for offenders.

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

Ruling on the bail application of the accused, the Magistrate, Mr A. A. Adesanya, granted him bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

He adjourned the case to March 29 for mention.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Shocking Video Newborn baby walks immediately after birthbullet
2 Partners in Crime Three women rape man for 3 daysbullet
3 In Wa Trainee nurse arrested for stealing pregnant goatbullet
4 Sextuplets Couple have six kids at once after trying to get...bullet
5 Incredible 5-Yr-Old girl masturbates with a nailbullet
6 Hell Man 35-Yr-Old man kills brother, commits suicidebullet
7 Serves You Right Woman cuts off rapist’s penis in Indiabullet
8 Incest Father, friend in court over alleged sexual assaultbullet
9 Rail Love Woman marries train station after being in...bullet
10 Bolanle Ambode Sack of chaplain is ungodly and very...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Pastor makes phone call to God during servicebullet
2 Neoplan Station Scary! Snakes found in kumasi busbullet
3 Video Angry pigs eat giant PYTHONbullet
4 In China Cheating husband force to wear pad, bra as punishmentbullet
5 Drug Use Five unusual ways Ghanaians use weedbullet
6 Video The horrifying moment lion attacks and kills handler in...bullet

Filla