A Nigerian man known as Usman Muhammed has been jailed for six months by Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State high court for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to defraud men.
The 29-year-old was convicted based on the contravention of section 95 of the Penal Code Laws of Northern Nigeria.
The internet fraduster was arrested at his residence in Abeokuta.
The charge reads;
That you, Usman Muhammed (a.k.a Adepeju Omolara and Guns Omolara Valle), sometime in February, 2020 or thereabout at Ilorin, Kwara State, within the jurisdiction of his honourable court, attempted to commit an offence of cheating by impersonation by pretending and representing yourself to be a woman called Omolara Adepeju and Guns Omolara Valle, to unsuspected men on social media as it contained in both your Facebook and WhatsApp conversations on your phone and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Section 95 of the Penal Code Laws of Northern Nigeria.
He pleaded guilty to the offence was sentenced to six months imprisonment or he pays a fine of 50,000 within a day.