The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission today May 17, 2017 secured the conviction of one Basil Njiogu before Justice Aisha Mahmud of the Kano State High Court on one count charge of cheating. 


The accused person was convicted and sentenced to fine of N50,000 (Fifty Thousand Naira Only) for defrauding one Faith Chidiebere Emereuwa to the tune of N300,000 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira Only) by fraudulently obtaining the money for the supply of children wears. According to the complainant,  after she gave the convict the money, he disappeared and never delivered the products. 

The charge against the convict read that, “You Basil Njiogu,  sometime in December 2015 in Kano within the Judicial Division of the High Court of Kano with intent to defraud obtained the sum of N300,000 from one Faith Chidiebere Emereuwa through Guaranty Trust Bank account of Noble Sampson with account number 0208927838 and your United Bank for Africa account with number 2066574976 under the false pretence that the money was meant for the supply of baby wears which you knew to be false thereby committed an offense contrary to section 320 and punishable under section 322 of the Penal Code".


Media & Publicity
17 May, 2017