N23m Scam: Court Remands Female Pastor in Prison

The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has remanded Mercy Daniel Ogbonnaya, a pastor, in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre.

Justice Justice I. M. Sani detained her for allegedly obtaining money by false pretense. This is contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.

The defendant was arraigned by the Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, January 23, 2020, on one count charge.

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