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Fintiri’s Alleged N2.9 Billion Fraud Case Adjourned By The Court
Written by Adamawa Celebrities on 2nd March 2017
Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday deferred the trial of former acting governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, to May 3 as the primary arraignment witness charged for round of questioning couldn’t make it to court for wellbeing reasons.

The witness, Ibrahim Andrew, who affirmed at the last sitting (January 26) was to be interviewed by the defence counsel, yet he was missing in court.

Larry Aso, counsel to the EFCC, told the court that the witness was unavoidably missing for reasons outside his ability to control.

He, notwithstanding, connected for a deferment and guaranteed that the witness would be in court at the following dismissed date.

Mr. Fintiri’s counsel, M. A. Magaji, did not contradict the application for a dismissal.

Justice A. R. Mohammed dismissed to May 3 for round of questioning.

Mr. Fintiri was summoned on June 30, 2016 nearby Mayim Construction and Properties Limited for laundering cash to the tune of N2.9 billion through his naira and dollar accounts domiciled at Ecobank Plc.

He was additionally summoned for making huge money installment for the buy of a property at plot 7, Gana Str., Maitama, Abuja, when he held influence as the acting legislative leader of the state.

The offense contradicted Section 15 (2)(a) of the Money laundering (Prohibition) Act, 2011 as corrected in 2012 and culpable under Section 15(3) and (4) of a similar Act.

culled from premiumtimesng
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