LAGOS: THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned a trio in the Kaduna State High Court following a scandalous land deal.
Haladu Ibrahim (Mai Anguwa), Sa’idu Balarabe Sulaiman and Baba Sale Sarkin Magina have appeared before Justice Tukur Mu’azu on a four-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining money by false pretense.
The trio were alleged to have conspired among themselves to sell two plots of land behind the International Trade Fair Complex, Kaduna valued at N3 million using forged documents.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to all the charges and were admitted to bail in the sum of N 1 million and one surety in like sum.
The sureties must not be less than a level 14 officer in the civil service and they are to deposit their international passports with the court. The case was adjoined to February 19 for trial.
SOURCE: CAJ NEWS AGENCY