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Court Jails Woman Three Years for N6.2m Scam in Bauchi



Justice. K. Sambo of the Bauchi State High Court, Bauch has convicted and sentenced one Amina Lawal Yahaya Gumau (aka. Amina Jauro) to three years imprisonment on a three- count charge of cheating and forgery to the tune of N6,200,000 ( Six Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira) brought against her by the Gombe Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

She pleaded guilty to the charges preferred against her, leading to her conviction and sentencing.

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The Judge however gave her an option of fine of N30, 000 (Thirty Thousand Naira).

The convict was alleged to have sometime in June 2020 engaged the services of the petitioner Hajia Hadiza A. Kango to supply 200 bags of parboiled rice at the rate of N30,000 per bag and 70 gallons of groundnut oil at the rate of N20,000 each.

After making the supply, she was neither paid nor get a refund.

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