Abuja -? ?Muhammed Ishaq, the former Zonal Land
Manager of the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), will return to court next
month to answer to corruption charges.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has
arraigned him before Justice Bello Kawu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, sitting in Kubwa, Abuja on an
The charge borders on criminal conspiracy, forgery,
obtaining money by false pretence and abuse of office.
He is said to have benefitted to the tune of N5 million.
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Ishaq, who is the principal suspect in the alleged fraud
had, in 2015, allegedly approached one Ifeanyi Eke, claiming that he owned some
plots of land, for which he was paid N5 million by Eke. ? ?
He has pleaded not guilty to the charges. ?
Justice Kawu has granted the accused person bail in the
sum of N10 million with one surety in like sum.
?The case has been adjourned to February 17 for
commencement of trial.
- CAJ News