EFCC persuades court to deny Instagram influencer Adeherself bail

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Beautiful social media influencer Adedamola Adewale popularly known as “Adeherself is not finding it easy as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has persuaded an Ikeja Special Offences Court to deny her bail.

According to newsmen reports, Mr Samuel Daji, the lead prosecuting counsel for the anti-graft agency, made the plea on Monday during Adewale’s bail hearing on a charge of possession of fraudulent documents.

“I urge the court to refuse the bail of the defendant and order accelerated hearing,” Daji said.

The defence counsel, Mr Tunde Salami, had earlier applied to the court to grant bail on liberal terms to Adewale who had been remanded in EFCC’s custody since July 7.

Following the submissions of the defence and prosecuting counsel, Justice Sherifat Solebo, adjourned the case till Wednesday for ruling on the bail application.

Newsmen report that the defendant was arrested following intelligence reports received by the EFCC on the activities of some young men allegedly involved in internet fraud in the Lekki axis of Lagos.

According to the EFCC, Adewale had on June 15, with the intent to defraud, had in her possession a fraudulent document entitled “WhatsApp.”

“The offence violates Section 318 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011,”Daji had said.

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