Former President of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Sunday Adeleye have been charged for criminal breach of trust and cheating.
The embattled former AFN president was charged by the Nigerian Police for diversion of over $75,000 US from Puma meant for the AFN.
The money was diverted into the private company owned by Sunday Adeleye, DSS Ltd.
The charge sheet reads : “ Criminal Conspiracy, Misappropriation, criminal breach of trust and cheating contrary to section 97, 312, 370 and 308 PC that on the 24th February 2020 via a petition to the Inspector General of Police by one Prince Adeniyi A. Beyioko “m” the secretary- General of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) That sometimes on or before the 23rd Day of January 2020, you Hon. Ibrahim Shehu Gusau “m” the President-General of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) conspired with Sunday
Adeleye “m” the Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) and the Dynamic sporting solutions Nig. Ltd. to cheat the Athletics Federation of Nigeria by fraudulently inducing PUMA to pay the sum of 75,000 USD into account number 0015296488 operated by Dynamic Sporting Solutions Nig. Ltd in the guise of sponsoring the federation sporting activities whereby you dishonestly converted to your personal use you all hereby committed the above mentioned offences”
The case already in court is proceeding even though the duo are employing all tricks to frustrate their trial.