60-year-old woman, Mrs. Nkechi Nwafor has been dragged before the Ejigbo Magistrates Court for allegedly selling off her younger brother’s properties while he was in jail abroad.
Oliver Maduka, the younger brother of the woman was jailed abroad for an offense he committed and the sister sold of all his properties including houses and cars worth N18m.
She claim to have sold the properties thinking the brother won’t be back to Nigerian anymore.
He was eventually deported back to Nigeria after serving his prison term only to discover that his sister, Nkechi, had sold his property and spent the money.
Some of the properties sold included a house at Fabiyi Street, Baruwa area of Ipaja, Lagos, which she allegedly forged the documents to sell, a Nissan Pathfinder SUV, a Toyota Camry car and other properties kept in her care.
Shocked by his sister’s action, Maduka went to the police and reported the matter. Nkechi was arrested and interrogated. She claimed she fell sick and sold the properties in order to treat herself.
After her confession, the Police found her culpable and charged her before the Ejigbo Magistrates Court for the alleged offence.
The prosecutor, Supol Kenneth Asibor, asked the Court to fix a date for hearing to enable the Police to prove that she actually committed the offence.
The Presiding Magistrates, Mr. T.O. Shomade, granted her bail in the sum of N18m with two sureties in like sum.
She was remanded in prison custody pending when she will perfect her bail conditions. The matter was adjourned till 10th February, 2020.