An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Wednesday sentenced Ayodeji Oluokun, an assistant pastor of the Redeem Christian Church of God, City of David Parish, Victoria Island, Lagos to 2 years imprisonment for issuing 1.6 million dollar dud cheque

It is reported that Oluokun was charged alongside his company, Peak Petroleum Industry Nigeria Ltd, on an amended six-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque, stealing & obtaining money under false pretences. Justice O Taiwo, in her judgment held that the prosecution had successfully proved the charge of issuance of dud cheque against the defendants

Taiwo, however, discharged and acquitted the defendants of ste@ling and obtaining money under false pretences. “The defendant issued two cheque in the sum of 1.6 million dollars to the nominal complainant, which was dishonoured because there was no fund in the defendant’s account Issuance of cheque for lack of credit is a strict liable offence

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