Lawyer Remanded for Alleged M10m Scam


Barrister Utibe Hanson Inem


By Our Reporter

The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 arraigned one Barrister Utibe Hanson Inem before Justice Bassey Nkanang of the State High Court, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on a two-count charge bordering on issuance of dud cheque and stealing by fraudulent conversion to the tune of N10, 000.00 (Ten Million Naira).

Inem sometime in April 2021 in Uyo, fraudulently converted to his use, the sum of Ten Million Naira (N10, 000,000.00) belonging to one Uduak Akpan Jacob, being the said Uduak Akpan Jacob’s share, from proceeds from the sale of 3 bedroom bungalow located at Osongama Estate.

The offence is contrary to Section 392 (1) and punishable under Section 399 of the Criminal Code CAP 38 Vol. II Laws of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria 2000.


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