LASG staff arraigned over alleged forgery of Deed Of Assignment

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Paul Iyoghojie

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A Senior Staff with the Lagos State Government, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Olaide Ibraheem, 48, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ court, Lagos for allegedly forging the signature of Dr. Olufemi Oke Osayintolu and a Deed of Assignment with an intent that it may be in any way acted upon as genuine.

The police alleged that the accused also forged the signature of Salami Lukman with an intent that it may be in anyway used or acted upon as genuine to the prejudice of another.

The accused was arraigned on a six-count charge of felony to wit, forgery, concealment and stealing of deed of assignment

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Police prosecutor, ASP Henry Obiazi informed the court in charge No F/17/2016 that the accused committed the offence in 2011 at Ikeja, Lagos.

Obiazi told the court that the accused and others still at large forged the signature of Dr Olufemi Oke Osayintolu and a deed of assignment of his landed property or estate, with an intent that it may in anyway be used or acted upon as genuine to the prejudice of another.

Count 4 of the charge reads: “that you Olaide Ibraheem in 2011 did conceal the whole or part of a Deed of Assignment which is the evidence of a title to a land or estate and property of Dr. Olufemi Oke Osayintolu.”

Obiazi said the offences the accused allegedly committed are punishable under sections 409,363(3)(e),288 and 285(5)(a) of the criminal laws of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused, however, denied the police allegations in the open court, and Magistrate Mr P.A. Adekomaiya admitted her to bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.