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EFCC Arraigns Bizman for M1.2m Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Maiduguri Zonal Office, on January 24, 2019 arraigned Adamu Sani before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, sitting in Maiduguri on a one-count charge bordering on criminal misappropriation to the tune of N1.2 million.

The count reads: That you Adamu Sani sometime in 2017 within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, dishonestly converted to your personal use, the sum of N1,200,000 (One Million Two Hundred Thousand Naira) only out of the sum of N6,000,000, which was the money being released from the sale of 600 bags of rice that was given to you by one Alhaji Modu Gira to sell and thereby committed an of criminal misappropriation contrary to section 308 of Borno State Penal Code Laws Cap 102 and punishable under section 309 of the same law.

He pleaded not guilty to the count.

Prosecuting counsel, P.I. Ozioko, thereafter, prayed the court for a trial date in order to prove his case.

Counsel for the defendant, A.A. Modu, however, made an oral application for bail.

Justice Kumaliya, thereafter, admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N2 million with two sureties in like sum, who must be from the jurisdiction of the court.

The matter was adjourned to February 7, 2019 for “commencement of trial”.

Source: EFCC Nigeria