Currency Counterfeiter Bags Seven Years Jail Term

Published 5 years ago by: Oluwayinka
at 11:09 AM, 31/05/2014 (5 years ago)

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Justice Fatu Riman of the Federal High Court Kano today sentenced one Mohammed Basiru Abdulkadir to seven years imprisonment for offences bordering on currency counterfeiting.
The convict was arraigned on May 28, 2014 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a 5-count charge bordering on possession of counterfeit currency. He pleaded guilty to all five counts when they were read to him and was consequently convicted by Justice Riman but the case was adjourned to today for sentencing.

When proceedings resumed today, Justice Riman sentenced Mohammed to five month imprisonment on count one, two and three with no option of fine while he is to serve three years imprisonment with option of N200, 000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) fine on count four. On count five he was sentenced to three years imprisonment with option of N100, 000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) fine.
The sentences are to run concurrently.

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