Photo: Fake University agent sentenced to 9 years in prison

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Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of Kano State High Court on Friday Oct. 10, 2014 convicted and sentenced one Abdul Auwal Yahaya to nine and half years imprisonment without option of fine on six count charges bordering on conspiracy, obtaining money by false pretense and forgery.
The convict was arraigned on November 18, 2013 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before Justice Aboki for allegedly conniving with one Bashir Ahmed Haruna (already convicted) and obtaining the sum N2, 027,000 (Two Million, twenty seven thousand) under the pretext that he is an agent of Future University, Cairo and was capable of securing admission into the institution for the children of the complainant.

The convict is to serve seven years imprisonment on count two while in respect of counts one, three, four, five and six, he is to serve six months imprisonment each. The convict was also ordered to pay the sum of N2, 027,000 in restitution to the complainant.

The sentences shall run concurrently and will start from the date of arraignment.


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