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Zamfara college boss up for fraud

26 November 2014, 07:59Okoro Chinedu

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.

Also Read: EFCC opposes Babalakin application to quash fraud charge

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


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