The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Maiduguri zonal office, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, separately arraigned two suspected fraudsters for alleged N16million fraud, at separate courts in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The two defendants are: Abdullahi Adam (a.k.a Kawu), and Bashir Mohammed Karube. They were docked before Justices Musa Mustapha and Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri.
While Abdullahi Adam (a.ka. Kawu), was charged on one-count charge bordering on misappropriation of fund to the tune of N3, 000, 000 (Three Million Naira, Only), his counterpart, Bashir Mohammed Karube was charged on one- count charge bordering on misappropriation of fund to the tune of N13,000,000.00 (Thirteen Million Naira, Only).
Trouble started for Adam after he allegedly failed to supply iron scrap materials, worth N3million , to a petitioner, one Alhaji Iliyasu Salisu Muhammad, after the defendant had received the said amount from Muhammad.
Muhammad alleged that he transferred the sum of N2, 000, 000 (Two Million Naira only), to the account of the defendant while a sum of N1,000, 000 (One Million Naira only), was given to him in cash.