The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, 18th December, 2018 secured the conviction of one Musa Yunusa before Justice Darius Kogbo of High Court kaduna on a one count charge of obtaining money under false pretence.


Musa was arraigned by the Commission on the 22nd of September, 2014 before the Kaduna State High Court for allegedly defrauding the complainant to the tune of N800, 000 (Eight Hundred Thousand Naira) only under the pretext that the money was for facilitation of Power Voltage Regulator equipment which the convict claimed was being used by the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).

Upon arraignment, the convict pleaded not guilty and granted bail by the court but after the prosecution had called its first witness, the convict jumped bail and disappeared ever since. At the last hearing, judgement was fixed for today.

At the resumed trial today, Musa was convicted in absentia but the court reserved sentence until he is found.

During the trial, prosecution counsel, Nasiru Salele called two witnesses and tendered nine exhibits to prove the case against him.



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18th December, 2018.