Visa Agent Docked For Visa Fraud

Visa Agent Docked For Visa Fraud

Olawale Adeleye, 38, was on Thursday arraigned in an Abule-Egba Magistrates' Court for allegedly obtaining money under false pretence and forgery.

The accused, a visa agent, who lives at 9, Olaoye St., Powerline, Agbado, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of obtaining money under false pretence and forgery.

The Prosecutor, Mrs Racheal Williams, told the court that the offence was committed on March 31 at Abule-Egba bus stop.

"The accused collected N350,000 from one Durojaye Benedict to procure a Qatar visa for him.

"And sometime in April, the accused issued a forged Qatar visa to one Davies Iyabo.''

He said the offence contravened sections 312 and 360 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, Williams said.

The accused pleaded not guilty and the Magistrate, Tajudeen Elias, granted him bail in the sum of N250,000 with one surety in like sum.

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