The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abuja Zonal Command, today December 5, 2022, arraigned one Subar Quzeem before Justice F.A. Aliyu of the High Court of the FCT, Apo, Abuja, on one count charge bordering on internet fraud.
The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge.
Based on his plea, the prosecuting counsel urged the court to convict him as charged.
But defence counsel, Angela Odey prayed the court to temper justice with mercy, stating that the defendant is a first time offender with no previous criminal record.
IsL source reports that Justice Aliyu thereafter convicted and sentenced Quzeem to six months in prison with an option of fine of N100, 000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) and one month community service to be supervised by a guarantor. Failure to perform the service, the said guarantor shall pay a fine of N100, 000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira).
The proceeds of the crime recovered from him were ordered forfeited to the federal government, the commission reports