Court sentenced a fake lawyer to 7 years imprisonment
It was an embarrasing momemt for a fake lawyer yesterday as the Magistrate Court in Ota, presided over by His Worship, L. O. Oke convicted the fake lawyer whose real name is Okoye Samuel Chukwuemeka but fraudulently parading himself as "Chime Kingsley Ifeanyi".
Okoye was subsequently sentenced to seven (7) years imprisonment without option of fine with restitution in the sum of #50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira) to be made to the Nigerian Bar Association, Ota.
Until his arrest and conviction, Mr. Okoye Samuel Chukwuemeka conducted his illegal business under the name and style
of "CKI LEGAL". Several incriminating documents including lawyer's seals and filed documents were found in his office and home.
The convict was arraigned on a six (6) counts charges by police from Sango Police Division on September 15, 2022 with trial commencing on the 25th November, 2022. Two (2) witnesses testified against the convict and bundle of documents were admitted as exhibits in proof of the charges.
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