The Maiduguri Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today, July 30, 2021 secured the conviction of the duo of Tijjani Haruna and Abdullahi Ahmed to six months imprisonment before Justice Aisha Kumaliya of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on separate one-count amended charge of giving false information to operatives of the Commission.
The offence is contrary to and punishable under Sections 139 and 139 (a) of the Penal Code Laws of Borno State.
One of the charge reads
“That you, Tijjani Haruna, sometimes in September 2018 at Maiduguri, Borno State within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court, being legally bound to furnish true information on your POS. transactions, to the Economic and Financial Crimes (EFCC) Operatives during the course of investigation furnished the Commission with information which you knew or has reason to believe to be false and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under Sections 139 and 139 (a)…
Source: Linda Ikeji