Suspected fake lawyer bang 14 years Jail term if found guilty.
Port Harcourt, Rivers state, high court has been remanded in Police custody, Stanley Adjogbe the suspected fake lawyer who bangs 14 years imprisonment when found guilty.
Justice Chinwendu Nwogu ordered remand of Adjogbe pending outcome of investigations into his case after the suspect failed to convince the court and Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Port Harcourt branch, of his lawyer status during a court appearance on Wednesday.
Stanley who was remanded to preempt possible disappearance while his trial last has not been able to tell the court and NBA which law school he attended, years he graduated and got called to bar just as he haven’t proven the University he attended as a law student.
Ibikiri Otorubio, who cross-examined the suspected fake lawyer in the case of a bounced cheque explained that they had to raise the alarm when he noticed his seeming ignorance on common points of law for someone who claims to be a senior lawyer in practice for a decade.
Otorubo said, “Based on the petition we wrote to the Commissioner of Police, where we suspected he was fake when the matter on a bounced cheque came up for the first time for a plea. He turned to me and asked ‘Counsel, what is the punishment of bounced cheque?’