Cyber Café Operators Nabbed, Arraigned For Illegal Registration

Semiu and Olatunji have been arraigned for alleged illegal registration of 2015 UTME candidates.

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has dragged two cyber café operators before an Osogbo Magistrate's Court for allegedly carrying out unauthorized registration of the 2015 UTME.

The accused, 20-year-old Olaide Semiu and his accomplice 30-year-old Akinjogbin Olatunji were arraigned on charges of conspiracy, fraud and impersonation, offences which contravened the provision of Sections 516, 473(1) and 419 of the criminal code, Laws of Osun state, 2003.

According to the Police prosecutor, Mr. John Idoko, the accused persons committed the crime on October 17, 2014, at Fakunle Area, Osogbo.

Idoko said the duo had collected the sum of N6, 000 from one Nafisat Abdulrasheed under the pretence of registering her for the UTME 2015, though they were not authorized to do so.

But the accused persons pleaded not guilty to the allegations.

The presiding Magistrate, Mr. Muhammed Lasisi, granted them bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to December 10, 2014.

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