EFCC Arrest Man Trying To Smuggle Huge Sum Of Money Out Of Nigeria To China (PHOTO)

3 years ago by: Giwa bayo
-- (m) at 13-01-2017 09:40AM (3 years ago)

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission yesterday January 12, 2017 secured the conviction of one Nuhu Abubakar Garo before Justice J.K Omotosho of the Federal High Court Kano on a counter charge of Money Laundering. The convict was arrested by the men of the Nigeria Customs Service at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport while trying to board Ethiopian Air to China. The convict was arrested while he was trying to smuggle the sum of $101,500 (One Hundred and One Thousand, Five Hundred United State Dollars) out of Nigeria but instead of declaring the total sum, he only declared the sum of $19,000 thereby concealing the remaining sum of $82,500 to the officers of the Nigeria Customs. The convict was eventually transferred to EFCC for further investigation and prosecution. he convict pleaded guilty to the one count charge when it was read to him.
In view of his plea, counsel for the prosecution Sa'ad Hanafi Sa'ad urged the court to convict the accused person accordingly.
After the review of the facts of the case, and all the relevant exhibits were tendered, Justice Omotosho pronounced the accused person guilty and convicted him accordingly.
In his judgment, Omotosho sentenced the convict to serve two years imprisonment with option of N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) fine. The convict was also ordered to fortieth the sum of $41,250 (Forty One Thousand, Two Hundred and Fifty Dollar) , €500, ¥70.75 to the Federal Government of Nigeria which is a 50% of the undeclared sum.
The charge read that "You Nuhu Abubakar Garo on or about the 8th day January, 2016 at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano State within the Jurisdiction of this Honourable Court while transporting in cash, the sum of $101,500 USD €1,000, ¥141.5, falsely declared to the Nigeria Customs Service the sum of $19,000 USD instead of $101,500 USD, £1,000, ¥141.4 as required under section 12 of the Foreign Exchange Monitoring and Miscellaneous Provision) Act Cape F34 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and section 2 (3) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act , 2011 (As Amended) in 2012 and thereby committed and offence punishable under section 2 (5)
Of the same act.


-- mensch (m) at 13-01-2017 10:15AM
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wrong judgment.
Pls kindly return all his money to him as far as he did not stole it.

He should pay the only 100 thausand naira sentence full stop.
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-- james987 (m) at 13-01-2017 10:16AM
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Ok na.. Still observing
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-- akinmanchy (m) at 13-01-2017 10:25AM
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U can imagine judgement, what is government officials wen dey smuggle millions of dollars overseas? Na average and poor Nigerians dem sabi victimise, silly people

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-- favourita (f) at 13-01-2017 10:36AM
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FORGET STORY I BEG Grin Grin THEY ARRESTED D MAN BECOS HE DIDN'T SETTLE DEM BEFORE LEAVING D COUNTRY Tongue Roll Eyes. IDIOT FELLOW Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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-- benosky4 (m) at 13-01-2017 11:05AM
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Hausa man smuggles money out of the country but Igbo man smuggles money into the country.

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-- gogoman (m) at 13-01-2017 12:22PM
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HE WON GO BUY MARKET!!
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-- kingsbeen (m) at 13-01-2017 02:05PM
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May God punished  you and your  generation   .. gogoman   which  market  .
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-- kacylee Online (f) at 13-01-2017 07:08PM
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who is he, another political instrument, or perhaps boko haram agent

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-- chukkychukky (m) at 13-01-2017 08:57PM
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seen

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-- jeroba1 (m) at 13-01-2017 09:03PM
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why una dey carry our money go out there.thunder will soon smite u all.
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-- tommy70 (m) at 15-01-2017 11:48PM
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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-- BournIdentity (m) at 17-01-2017 08:38PM
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Chhaaaiiiii,,,, d time to shit all those nonsense he don chop don reach..//,,,,


Lyf na from phase to face..,,,...
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