August 17, 2018

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice (Punch)

Lagos fake lawyer caught after 15-year practice (Punch)

Fifteen years after allegedly acting as counsel, the law has caught up with a fake lawyer, Chris Elisha, at the Ojo Magistrate’s Court, Lagos State.

The police at the Ojo division arrested the 49-year-old on Tuesday following a suspicion raised by a lawyer, Nnamdi Nwafor.

Punch Metro learnt that Elisha had appeared in the court that day for a suspect arraigned by the police.

It was gathered that he wanted to quote a section of the constitution in an attempt to apply for his client’s bail when he went off at a tangent.

His action was said to have aroused the suspicion of Nwafor, who was also present at the proceeding.

Our correspondent learnt that after the court sitting, Nwafor challenged the suspect and accused him of being a fake lawyer. Read more

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