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Pastor And His Wife Sent To Prison For Allegedly Stealing Dead Woman’s N63.5 Million In Lagos

A pastor and his wife have been remanded for allegedly stealing a dead woman’s N63 million in Lagos.

The senior of Temple International Church in Lagos, and his wife, Oluwakemi, were remanded in prison custody by an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, for allegedly to the sum of N63.5 million belonging to one late Mrs .

The couple were arraigned on Tuesday by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) before Justice Mojisola Dada on a seven counts charge of conspiracy, stealing and obtaining by false pretence.

The EFCC prosecutor, Mr. S.O Daji told the that the couple sold the property of late Mrs Odemuyiwa Janet Adeola at plot 32, block 9, Magodo Residential Scheme 1, Ikeja to one Mr Kingsley Atere for N42,000,000.

After selling it, the defendants dishonestly converted the sum of N10 million being proceeds of the property of late Mrs Odemuyiwa Janet Adeola to their own use.

Daji said the offence committed is contrary to section 278, 278 (1) (b), 285, 285(1) of the criminal law of of Nigeria, No 11, 2011 and section 1 (2) and (3) Advance Fee Fraud and other Related Offence Act.

The couple, however, pleaded not guilty to the alleged offences slammed against them by the commission.

In view of their plea, the prosecutor asked the court to remand the defendants in the prison custody.

Justice Dada, thereafter, remanded the defendants in the medium correctional facility and adjourned the matter until May 5, 2020, for trial.

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