Gombe civil servant bags 1 year jail term for forgery

Gombe civil servant bags 1 year jail term for forgery

- Gombe high court has sentenced a man known as Muhammad Nasir to one year jail time for forgery

- The court said Nasir criminally obtained a N121,999 loan

- He was said to have impersonated one Abdullahi Ibrahim to get the substantial sum of money

Muhammad Nasir, a staff of Gombe state was on Wednesday August 2, sentenced to 1 year imprisonment over fraudulent act. He was however given the option of paying N30,000 fine.

Spokesperson of Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Wilson Uwujaren said the convict in 2011 fraudulently accessed some secret files to perpetuate the crime.

Nasir was said to have impersonated one Abdullahi Ibrahim to get a N121,999 loan. He was said to have diverted the proceeds of the crime for personal use.

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According to the charge leveled against him, Nasiru criminally obtained N121, 999.00 in 2011 using a fake name.

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NAIJ.com also reported that Esther Nnamdi-Ogbue, former managing director, operations of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation was named owner of the huge cash uncovered by the EFCC.

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Source: Naija.ng

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