A man has been apprehended for falsely accusing banker of withdrawing money from his account.
A fake whistleblower identified as Abdullahi Tijjani, has been arraigned on Friday October 18th before Justice O.A. Egwuatu on a one-count of deceiving the Commission with false information.
A statement from the antigraft agency says Tijjani allegedly misled operatives of the commission by alleging falsely that a staff of Yankura Branch of EcoBank Plc, unlawfully withdrew the sum of N7,200,000 (Seven Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira) only from his corporate bank account.
The charge reads that:-
Tijjani however pleaded not guilty to the charge, prompting prosecution counsel, Sadiq Hussein to ask the court for a trial date, while the defence counsel moved an application for his bail.
Justice Egwuatu granted the defendant bail in the sum of N1million and two sureties in like sum and adjourned the matter till November 19th 2019 for commencement of hearing