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Stephanie Otobo faces 3 years imprisonment if convicted for extortion

Stephanie Otobo

If the Police pursue and diligently prosecute the extortion case against Stephanie Otobo, accused of tormenting Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, she faces three years imprisonment if convicted.

The law is clear about extortion, and Chapter 30 of Lagos Criminal Laws of 2011 states:

 

Attempt to extort. 301. (1) Any person who, with intent to extort or gain anything from any person:
(a) accuses or threatens to accuse any person of committing any felony or misdemeanour, or of offering or making any solicitation or threat to any person as an inducement to commit or permit the commission of any felony or misdemeanour;
(b) threatens that any person shall be accused by any other person of any felony or misdemeanour, or of any such act; or
(c) knowing the contents of the writing, causes any person to receive any writing containing any such accusation or threat
is guilty of a felony, and liable to imprisonment for three years .

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