EFCC, on Thursday, September 20, 2018, anchored the conviction and condemning of one
Jones Patrick Biyere, a pilot, to 15 years detainment before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos.
The convict was summoned at some point in 2006 on an altered 13-tally charge verging on connivance and exporting out of forged cheques.
The convict was arraigned sometime in 2006 on an amended 13-count charge bordering on conspiracy and exporting of forged cheques. .
Biyere alongside one Tony Adeyemi and a man simply identified as Eddy, who are still at large, had, on May 31, 2006 in Lagos, fraudulently forged and signed 10 Lloyd's TBS cheques with numbers 002108; 002104; 000096; 00091; 005263; 005260; 000147; 000144; 000546 and 000550.
The defendant was alleged to have attempted to export the said cheques to a foreign country through the offices of the United Parcel Services (UPS) situated at Somolu and Gbagada.
Delivering his judgment today, Justice Idris held that that the prosecution had proved its case beyond reasonable doubts and found him guilty on counts 1 to 13. .
The defendant was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on counts 1 to 11 and 15 years on counts 12 and 13. The sentences are to run concurrently.
15 years ke for the same offence kemi adeosun commited but justice was mute, and moreover in Aynaijang dictionary forgery is forgery ... But why wait so long. NAIJA!MUTE!!