COURT REMANDS MAN FOR HACKING OBA ONIRU'S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

 Agbolade Agbolahan has been remanded in prison for allegedly hacking the Facebook account of the Oniru of Iruland and then defrauding a professor out of N500,000.


 The Lagos Federal High Court ordered him to remain in detention while investigations into the matter continue.The defendant pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges preferred against him by a Police unit in Ikoyi, Lagos.

The prosecutor said the defendant hacked the Facebook account sometime in April of 2022 and he used the account to defraud a professor Soji Adelaja of #500,000 .

Agbolahan is Facing Two Counts of Hacking and False Pretences.

According to Mr Slyvester (Prosecutor), Under Nigerian constitutional law, people found in violation of these crimes will be charged with section 22 of the Cybercrime Act which governs cyber-crimes.

The prosecutor urged the court to remand Agbolahan in prison. They asked for a trial date following his plea of not guilty.

The judge adjourned hearing of the defendant's bail application and remanded him to jail.

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