A 43-years-old final year student of the Lagos State University (LASU), Bruno Ehidiamen, and another man were, on Tuesday, arraigned before a Lagos State Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ikeja over allegations of examination malpractice.
Bruno was arraigned alongside 35-year-old David Onuche before Magistrate Eniola Fabamwo on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, examination malpractice, forgery and impersonation.
The charge was filed against the duo by the police and the prosecutor, assistant superintendent of police (ASP),Barth Nwaokoye, told the court that the defendants, committed the alleged offence on August 15, at about 4.00 p.m. at Agidingbi area of Ikeja,in Lagos.
According to him, the defendants conspired to cheat and engage in examination malpractice.
Nwaokoye alleged further that with intent to cheat at the examination, the defendants forged a LASU examination docket and Onuche unlawfully assisted Bruno to write the LASU final year Faculty of Law examination.
The prosecutor claimed that Onuche, impersonated by falsely representing himself as Bruno to write the examination.
The offence committed, according to the prosecutor, is contrary to Section 409 and punishable under Section 378 (2) of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State of Nigeria, 2011.
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