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Actress Simi Gold Imprisoned For Six Months For Spraying and Stepping On New Naira Notes

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Actress Simi Gold Imprisoned For Six Months For Spraying and Stepping On New Naira Notes

Simi Gold, a Nigerian actress has been handed down six (6) months in prison for spraying and stepping on Nigeria’s new Naira notes.

On Thursday, February 1, 2024, Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, convicted and sentenced actress Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin to six months in prison for spraying and walking on fresh Naira notes during a social event in Lagos.

On February 13, 2023, she was first charged by the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, with two counts, to which she pleaded “not guilty”.

She was eventually granted bail on February 15, 2023.

Court excerpt reads: “That you, Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, on the 28th day of January 2023, at Monarch Event Centre, Lekki, Lagos, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, whilst dancing during a social occasion tampered with the sum of N100,000.00 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same in the said occasion and you thereby committed an offense contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act, 2007.”

Source: OccupyGh.com 

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