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Edo lawmaker nab over forgery and impersonation

The lawmaker-elect for Ovia North East Constituency 1 within the Edo State House of Assembly, Mr. Ugiagbe Dumez, has been arraigned in absentia on the State Criminal Court for alleged forgery and impersonation.

Dumez and others at giant had been mentioned to have dedicated the offence round 2001.

He was arraigned earlier than Justice Ohimai Ovbiagele on six courtroom expenses bothering on forgery and impersonation.

Among the allegations towards Dumez was that he made a false doc of West African Senior School Certificate with No: NGWASSCP 1230734 of December 2001 within the identify of Ugiagbe Onaiwu Dumez, with examination No: 5131293070; by altering the unique passport on it and tremendous imposing his passport {photograph} on it.

Dumez was additionally accused to have falsefully represented himself to be the one who wrote the examination and whose {photograph} is on the certificates No: NGWASSCP 1230734 with candidate No: 5131293070; which is certainly the {photograph} of one other particular person.

The offences, in line with the cost sheet, are punishable underneath sections 21 (a) and 467 of the Criminal Code, Cap 48, vol. II, Laws of the Defunct Bendel State of Nigeria, 1976 as relevant in Edo State.

State counsel, Mr Peter Ojo, knowledgeable the courtroom of the state’s resolution to take over prosecution of the matter in pursuant to part 212 of the structure.

Ojo acknowledged that the suspect had been launched on bail after being arrested by the police in Abuja and warranted to make him obtainable to take his plea on the subsequent adjourned date.

Justice Obviagele adjourned the case to November 1, 2019, for the suspect to take his plea.

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