Dismissed Soldier, One Other Arraigned for N31m Fraud

Justice Musa Mustapha of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, convicted and sentenced one Tijjani Mohammed Bulama to six months imprisonment on a one-count amended charge of criminal misappropriation.

Bulama, a Point of Sale, POS operator, was prosecuted by the Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, following his investigation for criminally diverting a sum of N1.5m which a customer had asked him to transfer to another recipient. The defendant pleaded ‘guilty’ to the amended charge.

In another development, the Maiduguri Zonal Command on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, arraigned ex- soldier, Sgt. Ado Kabiru before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on one count charge of obtaining N29, 934,500.00 (Twenty Nine Million Nine Hundred and Thirty Four Thousand Five Hundred Naira) by false pretence.

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