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Court remands man for allegedly being in possession of fake dollars

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 A Kano Shari a Court on Thursday ordered that a 36 year old man Nafi u Mohammed who pleaded guilty to possession of counterfeit U S dollars be remanded in a correction centre The defendant who lives at Sharifai Quarters Kano pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy cheating and being in possession of counterfeit hard currency The Judge Malam Nura Yusuf Ahmad adjourned the matter until Oct 17 for sentencing 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 m the defendant visited the complainant s POS shop situated at Zage Quarters Kano to make a deposit The defendant he said requested to deposit N450 000 into two Polaris Bank accounts He said after the defendant received the alert he gave the complainant 10 pieces of 100 dollar notes suspected to be counterfeit He said that the offence contravenes the provisions of section 120 206 and 253 of Kano State Shari a Law NewsSourceCredit NAN
Court remands man for allegedly being in possession of fake dollars

1 A Kano Shari’a Court on Thursday, ordered that a 36-year-old man, Nafi’u Mohammed, who pleaded guilty to possession of counterfeit U.

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2 S. dollars be remanded in a correction centre.

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3 The defendant, who lives at Sharifai Quarters Kano, pleaded guilty to criminal conspiracy, cheating and being in possession of counterfeit hard currency.

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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.

NewsSourceCredit: NAN

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