The Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, June14, 2022, arraigned the duo of Adamu Abdullahi and Raymond Ishaya before Justice Musa Mustapha of Borno State High Court on a separate one count of criminal misappropriation and obtaining money be false pretense to the tune of Six Million, Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N6, 450,000.00).
One of the charge reads: ”That you, Adamu Abdullahi sometime in February, 2020 at Maiduguri, Borno State, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, being entrusted with dominion over certain properties to wit; N5,050,000.00 by Yakura Alhaji Bukar as investment for the purchase of two tricycles and three tricycle carrier respectively known as Keke NAPEP did dishonestly misappropriate the entire sum of N5,050,000.00 and thereby committed an offence contrary to section 311 of the Penal Code Cap, 108 Laws of Borno State of Nigeria and punishable under section 312 of the same law.”
The defendants pleaded ‘not guilty’ when the charges were read to them.
Counsel for the prosecution, Mukhtar Ali Ahmed prayed the court for a trial date and to remand the defendants in prison custody.
The case was adjourned till July 19, 2022 for trial while the defendants were remanded in prison custody.