A Dutse Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Tuesday sentenced a businessman, Habu Muhammed, to seven months in jail for defrauding six job seekers of N762,500.
Presiding Officer Mr Suleiman Mohammed sentenced Muhammad after he pleaded responsible to felony breach of belief, misappropriation and dishonest. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) studies.
Mohammed, nevertheless, gave the convict an choice to pay a wonderful of N50, 000.
He additionally ordered that the convict pay N762,000 to the complainants inside a interval of six months and supply a surety to that impact, who would make sure the order is obeyed earlier than he’s launched.
Prosecutor Tunde Arowolo instructed the court docket that Obule Chukwuemeka, the complainant, reported the matter on the Bwari Police Station on October 21.
He stated that the convict instructed him that he had connections that would give the complainant a job with the Federal Fire Service.
Arowolo stated the convict collected a complete sum of N762,500 from the complainant and 5 others whom he obtained to decide to paying a steadiness of N737,500 after securing the job,
Arowolo stated the convict collected the cash and stopped answering calls from his victims.
He stated the convict confessed to the crime throughout police investigation.