Pictured! Court Jails Two Pastors 7 Years For Stealing N32m

Justice F. O Ohwo of 
Delta State High Court, Warri, Delta State, on Wednesday,  December 10, 2014, convicted and sentenced
Pastor Glory Okeoghene Abrefera and Reverend Vincent Okpogu to seven (7) years
imprisonment each for stealing depositors’ funds amounting to N32million (
Thirty- Two Million Naira only).
The two clergymen were nabbed after deceiving unsuspecting
members of the public into investing in Mustard Seed Micro Investment Limited,
a wonder bank, and defrauded them of their hard-earned money.

While delivering judgment today, Justice Ohwo convicted the
accused persons on all of the nine count charges preferred against them by the
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.
They were sentenced to seven years imprisonment on each
count. The sentence is to run concurrently.
According to the judge, the convicts will serve the
seven-year term at Okere Prisons in Warri, Delta State, after completing the
ten years sentence they are currently serving for illegal banking.
 It would be recalled
that Abrefera and Okpogu were on January 7, 2013, convicted and sentenced to
ten (10) years imprisonment by Justice I. N. Buba of the Federal High Court
Asaba, on a 4-count charge, for operating a wonder bank called Mustard Seed
Micro Investment Limited.

According to the prosecutor, Mr. G. K. Latona, “the
convicts are still answering to other charges at Otor-Udu High Court for
related offences.

Follow Us on Facebook – @LadunLiadi; Instagram – @LadunLiadi; Twitter – @LadunLiadi; Youtube – @LadunLiadiTV for updates


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here