Lagos - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned one Hassan Muhammed Bashar of the Federal College of Education on a 12-count charge that borders on conspiracy and forgery.
Two others, Aliyu Muhammed and Murtala Abubakar have appeared before Justice Nasiru Umar Gumi of the Zamfara State High Court , Gusau.
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The accused persons, sometime in 2010, allegedly connived and forged land title and bank documents with which they claimed the sum of N4, 2million paid to their victim, one Abubakar Maishanu, by a telecoms company as leasehold for a plot of land with No. B5239 located at Gummi town, Gummi Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
All three accused persons pleaded not guilty to all the charges and were granted bail in the sum of N500 000 each, with two sureties in like sum, who must have landed properties with Certificate of Occupancy within the jurisdiction of the court.
The case has been adjourned to 15th January.
- CAJ News