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EFCC Arrests Father, Two Sons Over N4.6m Fraud



The Sokoto zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a father and his two sons over alleged N4.6m fraud.

According to information made available to newsmen, the father, his children and others were arrested on Tuesday, March 17, 2020.

They are identified as Yakubu Ibrahim (a.k.a. Baban Abba), Suleman Yakubu and Ibrahim Yakubu. Also arrested was a friend, Kasimu Muhammad.

The anti-graft agency accused them of obtaining the money by false pretence.

“The EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office on March 17, 2020 arrested one Yakubu Ibrahim (a.k.a. Baban Abba), his two sons, Suleman Yakubu, Ibrahim Yakubu and a friend, Kasimu Muhammad at Gidan Dare.”

“Shiyar Gidan Sanda area of Sokoto for alleged offences of conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N4,660,000 (Four Million, Six Hundred and Sixty Thousand Naira) only,” the EFCC statement said.

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