Man disguises as prostitute to defraud Lagos club-goers

The Lagos State police have arrested and arraigned a 29-year-old man that disguises as a prostitute to defraud unsuspecting club-goers.

Victor Monday who was arrested by police officers from Mushin Police Station for giving no genuine reason for being out by 12am at Ogunmokun Street, was in a female costume waiting for “a client” by the roadside when he was nabbed.Confessing to the crime, the Rivers State indigene said he went into crime in 2018, got arrested by the police but secured his freedom after some his church members secured his bail.

The charge sheet against Victor who was arraigned before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court on four counts bordering on impersonation and fraud, read in part;

“That you, Victor Monday, on September 15, 2019, at 12.10am, on Ogunmokun Street, Akala area, Mushin, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did indecently act by presenting yourself as a woman in order to obtain money from members of the public, thereby committing an offence punishable under Section 380 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2015.”

He pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail in the sum of N80, 000 with one surety in the like sum by the presiding magistrate Mrs M. O. Tanimola who also adjourned the case till October 16


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