Justice Fadima Murtala Aminu of the Federal Excessive Court docket, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, granted the prayers of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Workplace, for the ultimate forfeitures of N60, 00zero, 00zero (Sixty Million Naira) money recovered from Murtala Muhammad.
The Fee’s Sokoto Zonal Workplace had on Tuesday, Could 28, 2019, arrested Muhammad who was conveying the quantity in 4 ‘Ghana-must-go’ luggage inside a Black Land Cruiser Prado Jeep with registration No: DKA 67 PX (Kaduna), at No.145 Igala Housing Property, off By-pass Highway Gusau, Zamfara State.
The Decide additionally granted the ultimate forfeiture to the federal authorities, of the Prado Jeep which was the provider of the cash.
The courtroom had earlier directed a publication in nationwide dailies for any individual or individuals claiming the funds to come back ahead and defend such.
Justice Fadima held that: “A final forfeiture order of this honorable court is hereby granted, forfeiting to the Federal Government of Nigeria the money sum of N60,000,000.00 (Sixty Million Naira) and a Black Land Cruiser Prado Jeep which are reasonably suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity.”