Nollywood Actress Gets Jail Time for Mishandling Naira Notes

Oluwadarasimi Omoseyin, known as Simi Gold in Nollywood, has been sentenced to six months in prison for mishandling newly issued naira notes.

The actress was caught on video spraying and stepping on the currency at a party. Despite initially pleading not guilty, she changed her plea to guilty in court.

Omoseyin, a first-time offender and mother, requested leniency, but was still sentenced to jail time or a fine.

This incident occurred during a period of naira cash scarcity, adding to its significance.

This summary is based on BBC’s coverage of the story.

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