Bobrisky to be Sentenced by the Federal High Court

Bobrisky in court

Bobrisky to be Sentenced by the Federal High Court


Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday reserved the judgment of convicted controversial cross-dresser. Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, will be sentenced on April 9, 2024.


Bobrisky had pleaded guilty to the charge of naira abuse.


Bobrisky who pleaded guilty to EFCC charges said “I am a social influencer & have more than 5million followers. I’m not aware of the law.”


The judge of the Federal High court made an order. He ordered that Bobrisky should be returned to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s custody. This is pending the judgment.


He was subsequently convicted by Justice Abimbola Awogboro for abusing the Naira.
Bobrisky was reportedly arrested in Lagos on Wednesday 3rd day of April 2024. He had been detained at the Lagos Command of the EFCC.

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The spokesperson for the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, noted that Bobrisky would be charged to court as he confirmed this on Thursday night.
The Nation reports that the Lagos State Command of the EFCC on Wednesday, detained Bobrisky over the abuse of naira, spraying of naira notes and currency mutilation.

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The spokesperson for the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, confirmed the report of his bail and failure to meet the conditions on Thursday.

Bobrisky

Oyewale said, “He has been granted administrative bail but yet to meet bail conditions.”
Bobrisky is with us. He was arrested last night in Lagos, and he is at our Lagos command. We arrested him for alleged abuse of naira notes, spraying of nara notes, and currency mutilation, among others.

“We are very serious about restoring the dignity of the naira. Though our investigation is still ongoing, but he will definitely be charged to court soon.”

“The EFCC had invited the 31-year old following a video report of spraying and flaunting wads of new Naira notes at the premiere of a movie, Ajakaju, produced by Eniola Ajao, a Nollywood actress and producer, at Film One Circle Mall, Lekki, Lagos on March 24, 2024.

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“Investigation also revealed that he had also committed the alleged offence at some other event centres and parties at different times.

Following the invitation by the Commission, he arrived at the Lagos Zonal Command of the EFCC in the morning of Wednesday, April 4, 2024 for interrogation and volunteered his statements.

“He will soon be charged to court upon conclusion of investigations.”

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