THE Police, on Monday, summoned a woman, Stephanie Otobo, 23, who asserted to have had illicit relationship with Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the President and organizer of Omega Fire Ministry Worldwide under the watchful eye of a Tinubu Magistrate’s court Lagos, over affirmed goal to take, and extortion.
Otobo was charged close by Wisdom Godstime, matured 43. They are confronting a three-tally charge verging on scheme, extortion, and risk to life, favored against them by the police.
The prosecutor, M. A. Animashaun, told the court that the litigants and others everywhere dedicated the affirmed offense on February 14, 2017, at around 10:30am, at Police College, Ikeja, Lagos.
He said the twosome schemed to take by requesting for property with threat and an endeavor to blackmail cash.
Animashaun likewise said the litigants, with plan to extort, unlawfully requested the installment of $1 million to Otobo by Apostle Suleiman, else she would call a question and answer session and blame him for submitting infidelity with her and having illegal association with her and from there on execute him.
The prosecutor additionally charged that the respondents with expectation to blackmail cash from Suleiman, blamed him for conferring infidelity with Otobo, and furthermore guaranteed to wed her.
As indicated by the Animashaun, the offenses carried out are culpable under segments 411, 301 and 303 of the criminal law of Lagos State 2015. However the litigants argued not liable to the charge against them. Justice Mrs Kikelomo Bukola-Ayeye, in her decision allowed the litigants safeguard in liberal term and solicited them to store the whole from N100, 000 with two sureties in like aggregate, who must be productively utilized.
On March 6, Magistrate Ayeye, had rejected a demand to remand Stephanie Otobo and Wisdom Godstime, in light of the fact that there is no considerable proof to deny Stephanie her crucial appropriate to opportunity. She held that the matter was a case between two Nigerians and it doesn’t make a difference in the event that one of the gatherings was a righteous man. She deferred the case to April 27, for the beginning of trial.