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Inside the official document indicting Matharoo siblings

For the first time since the appearance of Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo, alongside their accomplice, Babatunde Oyebade, in court on Friday, December 23, 2016, a copy of the official document presented by the Office of the Commissioner of Police was obtained by Encomium Weekly.

Here is the unedited document:

 

IN THE MAGISTRATE COURT OF LAGOS STATE

IN THE YABA MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT

SITTNG AT EBUTE METTA

 

CHARGE NO: A/203/2016

 

COMMISSIONER OF POLICE

VS

  1. BABATUNDE OYEBADE ‘M’ AGED 43 YEARS
  2. KIRANJOT MATHAROO ‘F’ AGED 30 YEARS
  3. TARA MATHAROO ‘F’ AGED 32 YEARS

 

That you, Babatunde Oyebade ‘m’, Kiranjot Matharoo ‘f’ and Tara Matharoo ‘f’ and others at large, sometime in July, 2016, at Ikoyi, Lagos, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did conspire amongst yourselves to commit felony to wit: cyber-stalking and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 27(1)(b) and punishable under Section 24(2)(a)(i) of the Cyber crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

 

COUNT II: That you, Babatunde Oyebade ‘m’, Kiranjot Matharoo ‘f’ and Tara Matharoo ‘f’ and others at large, on or about the 17th day of July, 2016 at the same place, in the aforesaid Magisterial District, did cause the transmission of offensive and injurious communication through computer network system known as “Naija gist live” website, owned by you, which contained threat to kidnap one Omoregie Ige ‘f’ or harm her and requested for payment of N3,500,000.00 (Three Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira) from her for the removal of her name from the damaging and false communication which you posted on the said network website and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 24(3)(a)(i) of the Cyber crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, Law of the Federation of Nigeria, 2015.

 

COUNT III: That you, Babatunde Oyebade ‘m’, Kiranjot Matharoo ‘f’ and Tara Matharoo ‘f’ and others at large, on the same date, time and place, in the aforesaid Magisterial District, did knowingly and intentionally transmit or caused the transmission of offensive and injurious communication through computer network system known as “Naija Gist live” website owned by you which communication contained threat to kidnap, kill or harm one Dapo Balogun ‘m’ and requested from him money, to remove the false, offensive and injurious communication about him which you posted on the said network website and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 24(3)(a)(i) of the Cyber crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2015.

 

COUNT IV: That you, Babatunde Oyebade ‘m’, Kiranjot Matharoo ‘f’ and Tara Matharoo ‘f’ and others at large sometimes in October 2016, at the same place, in the aforesaid Magisterial District, did knowingly and intentionally transmit or cause the transmission of offensive and injurious communication through computer network system known as “Naija gist live” website owned by you, to bully, threaten and harass one Femi Otedola ‘m’ wherein the said communication placed him and members of his family in fear of being kidnapped, death, bodily harm, injury to his character and reputation and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 24(2)(a)(i) of the Cyber Crimes (Prohibition, Prevention, etc) Act, Federation of Nigeria, 2015.

 

LAW/POLICE OFFICER

GODDY OSUYI ESQ.

Senior Legal Officer

 

Date of Arraignment:- 23rd Dec. 2016

Plea:- NOT TAKEN

Court:- COURT 1 YABA

Bail:- Granted, N500,000 with 2 sureties in like sum,  Address to be verified

Magistrate:- MR. A. O. OJO

Sentence:-

Finding:-

Order:-

CR/No.:-

Exhibits:-

Prosecutor:- Barr. GODDY OSUYI & WILLIAM OLOGUN

I.P.O:- Inspr. Felix Nwachukwu

Formation:- I.G.P Intelligence Response, Unit, Abuja

Date of Adjournment:-  25/01/2017 of FHC, IKOYI

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