A 29-year-old Nigerian man, identified as Usman Muhammed, has been arraigned in a Kwara state high court for allegedly posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men.
Muhammed was sentenced to six months imprisonment by the presiding judge, Justice Sikiru Oyinloye.
According to report, the convict who is an internet fraudster pretending to be female was arrested in his house in Abeokuta.
It was learnt that MUhammed uses female nude photos sourced online to fraudulently obtain money from unsuspecting internet users
The 29-year old internet fraudster, was arraigned over an offence punishable under Section 95 of the Penal Code Laws of Northern Nigeria.
The charge reads,
“That you, Usman Muhammed (a.k.a Adepeju Omolara and Guns Omolara Valle), sometime in February, 2020 or thereabout at Ilorin, Kwara State, within the jurisdiction of his honourable court, attempted to commit an offence of cheating by impersonation by pretending and representing yourself to be a woman called Omolara Adepeju and Guns Omolara Valle, to unsuspected men on social media as it contained in both your Facebook and WhatsApp conversations on your phone and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 95 of the Penal Code Laws of Northern Nigeria.”
He however pleaded guilty to the offence and was sentenced to six month imprisonment or he pays a fine of N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira only ) within 24 hours.