The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office, today April 23rd, April 23, 2019 summoned one Umaru Isma’ila before Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High court, sitting in Sokoto, on a two-check charge, verging on getting cash by affectation to the tune of N668, 000 (Six Hundred and Sixty Eight Thousand Naira).

An announcement from the office says the complainant, Sani Musa asserted that at some point in 2017, he met the respondent through his companion, Mujitafa, who welcomed him to Sokoto to meet the litigant, whom he guaranteed could create cash through voodoo.

Musa uncovered that he headed out to meet Isma’ila, who disclosed to him that he will petition God for him to be rich however that he needed to get a few scents for the supplications. For that, the litigant gathered a few measures of cash from him on various dates.

The complainant uncovered that he later discovered that the entire thing was a fake and that all endeavors for him to recoup his cash demonstrated unsuccessful.

Check one peruses: “That you Umaru Ismaila at some point between the long periods of March, 2017, June and July, 2018 at Sokoto inside the purview of this good court, with expectation to swindle, obtained the absolute entirety N668,000.00 (Six Hundred and Sixty Eight Thousand Naira) from one Sani Musa, when you dishonestly spoken to yourself to him as fit for influencing him to wind up rich (affluent) by petitioning God for him, an affectation you knew to be false and along these lines submitted an offense as opposed to area (1) (an) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offenses Act of 2006 and culpable under Section 1 (3) of a similar Act”.

The litigant argued not liable to the charges.

Following his supplication, the indictment counsel, Habila Jonathan, approached the court for a date for the beginning of preliminary and implored the court to remand the respondent in jail care.

In any case, the safeguard counsel, A. Anas asked the court to allow the respondent safeguard, contending that his offenses were bailable.


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