The Kaduna zonal workplace of EFCC has arraigned the duo of Mainasara Malami and Emmanuel Salihu (each employees of the Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps) earlier than Justice Umar Dogon Daji on a two depend cost bordering on conspiracy and acquiring cash beneath false pretence.
The accused pleaded not responsible, prompting prosecuting counsel, Sa’advert Hannafi Sa’advert to request for a date for graduation of trial whereas praying for the remanded of the defendants in jail custody pending listening to of their bail functions.
Try by the defence counsel to maneuver an oral utility for bail of the accused individuals was refused by Justice Dogon Daji, who insisted on formal bail functions by the accused.
Justice Dogon Daji thereafter remanded the accused in jail custody and adjourned the matter to October 8, 2018 for listening to of bail functions and graduation of trial.
The defendants allegedly obtained the sum of N2,750,000.00 (Two Million Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira) from unsuspecting members of the general public in the guise of serving to them safe employment with the NSCDC.
Depend two of the cost reads “That you just Mainasara Malami and Emmanuel Salihu someday in October, 2017 in Sokoto inside the Judicial Division of the Excessive Court docket of Sokoto State with intent to defraud obtained the overall sum of N2,750,000.00 from some members of the general public beneath false pretence of securing employment with the Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps, which you knew to be false and also you thereby dedicated an offence opposite to Part 1(1)(a) of the Advance Charge Fraud and Different Fraud Associated Offences Act, 2006 and punishable beneath Part 1(3) of the identical Act”.