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EFCC Apprehends Popular Politician With Raw Cash 



Operatives of the Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested a politician in Zamfara state, Murtala Muhammad.

Naija News reports that the EFCC revealed that the suspect was arrested following an intelligence report after which the operatives of the Nigeria’s anti-graft agency swung into action.

Muhammad was arrested after the EFCC operatives accosted his car and found N60,000,000 (Sixty Million Naira) cash, in his car.

The suspect, Murtala Muhammad who is alleged to be a brother to Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, Professor Abdullahi Shinkafi, was arrested around Igala Housing Estate, Off Byepass Road, Gusau, Zamfara State, by the operatives of the Commission.

Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include: one Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Jeep with registration number DKA 67 PX Kaduna, loaded with 4 bags of Ghana Must go containing One Thousand Naira Note of Fifteen Million Naira each, totalling to Sixty Million Naira; One single barrel gun; One locally made Revolve Pistol, 25 rounds of cartridges and 12 rounds of 12.9mm live ammunitions.

The commission revealed that he will be charged to court upon the completion of investigation.


Source: Naija News

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