The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, arraigned one Danladi Abba before Justice Zuwaira Yusuf of the Kano State High Court on a one count charge of conversion of funds.
The defendant allegedly sold a property entrusted to him by the complainant and diverted the proceeds to personal use.
The charge reads, “That you, Danladi Abba sometime in 2018 within the jurisdiction of this court being entrusted with property (land ) of one Makanjuola Faniyi without his consent sold the said property and converted the money and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 311 of the Penal Code and punishable under Section 312of the same Law”.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Counsel for the prosecution, Douglas I Gift, requested the court for a trial date in view of the plea of the defendant.
However, counsel representing the defendant, Halima Abdullahi, applied orally for her client to be admitted to bail.
Justice Yusuf granted the defendant bail with the conditions of the administrative bail earlier granted him by the Commission.
The matter has been adjourned till May 20, 2022 for trial.
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10 May, 2022