Estate Agent Sentenced To 1,230 Years In Jail
Babatunde Habeeb will need more than the spirit of Methuselah to run his prison sentence.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere, Thursday, sentenced Habeeb an Estate agent to 1,230 years imprisonment for swindling prospective tenants of N28 million at 59 Oriola, in Alapere Ketu area of Lagos.
Justice Ipaye found Habeeb guilty of the 82 count charge of conspiring with his brother Ishola Salawudeen who is still at large and obtained the sum of N28 million, under false pretense from unsuspecting accommodation seekers.
He was charged with 82 count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining under false pretences, stealing and fraud preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC .
He rented out thirteen apartments to the desperate accommodation seekers, issued receipts and vanished into thin air.
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