Saheed Emmanuel, 19, has been handed 2 years imprisonment with out an choice of advantageous for scamming a 60-year outdated woman by stripping her naked below the false pretense of delivering from evil spirits.
The incident came about on the Governor’s Street in Ikotun space of Lagos the place Emmanuel met the 60-year outdated sufferer mentioned to be struggling from an undisclosed ailment. It began after he informed the outdated woman that he was born a spiritualist and had powers to heal sicknesses and illnesses; each bodily and non secular and he or she believed him.
She furthered opened up to him about her predicament and he assured her that he would deliver her by way of his non secular powers. He then requested her to deliver N120,000 for the non secular work, she collected the cash from her son and gave to him.
Thereafter, Saheed requested her to put together for the non secular work and took her to a river on the Badagry space of Lagos. On the river, he requested her take away her garments which she did. Whereas she was naked, he touched each a part of her non-public all within the identify of conducting the mentioned deliverance. He additionally instilled worry within the 60-year outdated woman and her situation turned worse. At that time, she opened up to her kids and informed them in regards to the alleged rip-off.
The matter was reported on the police at Ikotun Division and Saheed Emmanuel was arrested and later charged earlier than the Ejigbo Magistrates court docket the place he pleaded responsible.
The prosecutor, Inspector G. Simon, offered the info earlier than the court docket and he admitted that he did so. Thus, the Presiding Justice of the Peace, Mr. L.Ok.J. Layeni, discovered him responsible as charged. He was taken to jail custody the place he’ll spend the subsequent six months because the court docket ordered that the phrases will run concurrently.