EFCC Arraigns Man For N7.6m Fraud In Maiduguri
A man, identified as Danladi Mohammed, appeared before Justice Umaru Fadawu of the Borno State High Court on one count charge of criminal misappropriation to the tune of N7,600,000.00 (Seven Million and Six Hundred Thousand Naira).
The count read: “That you, Danladi Mohammed, on or about July 2018 at Gidan Madara, Maiduguri, Borno State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, dishonestly misappropriated and converted for your own use 8000 pieces of camping lanterns valued at N7,6000,000.00 (Seven Million and Six Hundred Thousand Naira) belonging to Ibrahim Audu under the guise that the said lanterns were to be supplied to United Nations High Commission and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under sections 308 and 309 of the Penal Code Laws of Borno State Cap 102 Vol. 3 of 1994 respectively.”
The defendant pleaded “not guilty” to the charge.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) prosecution counsel, S.O Saka, who appeared alongside V.O Ekanem and A. A Ayenshola asked for a date to commence the trial.
Justice Fadawu adjourned the case till May 8, 9, and 10, 2023, for the commencement of trial and ordered the remand of the defendant.