2 S. dollars be remanded in a correction centre.
3 The defendant, who lives at Sharifai Quarters Kano, pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy, cheating and being in possession of counterfeit hard currency.
4 The Judge, Malam Nura Yusuf-Ahmad, adjourned the matter until Oct.17, for sentencing.
5 Earlier, the Prosecution Counsel, Mr Aliyu Abideen told the court that one Maharazu Abubakar, a POS operator reported the matter at the Kofar Wambai Police Division Kano on Sept.17.
Abideen alleged that at about 6 p.
6 m, the defendant visited the complainant’s POS shop situated at Zage Quarters Kano to make a deposit.
7 The defendant, he said, requested to deposit N450,000 into two Polaris Bank accounts.
8 He said after the defendant received the alert, he gave the complainant 10 pieces of 100 dollar-notes suspected to be counterfeit.
9 He said that the offence contravenes the provisions of section 120, 206 and 253 of Kano State Shari’a Law.