March 19, 2019

EFCC: Native Doctor Arraigned Over Money Laundering

EFCC: Native Doctor Arraigned Over Money Laundering

According to media reports, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, Monday 22nd October 2018 summoned One Ishak Abubakar prevalently known as Mai Rakumi, before Justice Lewis Allagoa of the Federal High Court Kano on a four-count charge verging on ownership of counterfeit USA Dollars.

He was captured by a group of NDLEA agents amid an assault led at his living quarters situated at number 2230 Goron Dutse territory of Kano state. Amid the assault, 176 bits of one hundred denomination of phoney American Dollars was found.

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Another N75, 000.00, two universal travel papers, five GSM telephones and one advanced radio were recouped.

After a cross-examination, the NDLEA officers gave the litigant over to the EFCC in perspective of the way his offence was financial in nature.

Over the span of the examination concerning the exercises of the litigant, the EFCC agents found that he is a prevalent local herbalist in Kano.

Before the supplication of the litigant could be perused, prosecution counsel, Samuel Chime educated the court there was an application under the watchful eye of the court for request deal as guided by the Administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015.

In this way, the two counsels met and received the terms and condition as contained in the supplication deal assertion.

Consequently, prosecution counsel applied orally for the striking out of count 3 and 4 and urge the court to read court 1 and 2 to the defendant for the purpose of his plea.

In the wake of listening to the charges, Mai-Rakumi confessed to the two-count charge.

The certainties of the case were checked on and being completely happy with the result, Justice Allagoa suspended the issue to November 8, 2018, for judgment and sentence.

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