The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) has arraigned social media influencer and comic, Adedamola Adewale Rukayat (a.okay.a Adeherself) earlier than Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Particular Offence Courtroom sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a one-count cost of possession of fraudulent paperwork.
Adeherself was arrested final month following intelligence obtained by the Fee on the actions of some younger males allegedly concerned in web fraud within the Lekki axis of Lagos State.
The depend learn: “That you just, Adewale Adedamola Rukayat, on or in regards to the 15th day of June 2020 in Lagos, inside the jurisdiction of this honourable court docket, with intent to defraud, had in your possession paperwork titled “WhatsApp”, which representations you knew or should have recognized, was false and thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 6 (8) (b) and 1 (3) (d) of the Advance Payment Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences Act No. 14 of 2006.
She, nevertheless, pleaded not responsible to the cost.
In view of her plea, prosecution counsel, S.O. Daji requested the court docket for a trial date and likewise prayed that she be remanded within the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service, NCS.
The defence counsel knowledgeable the court docket of a bail software for his consumer and likewise prayed for a brief date to allow its listening to.
Justice Solebo adjourned the matter to July 13, 2020, for the listening to of the bail software and likewise ordered the defendant to be remanded within the EFCC custody.