Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Pictured! Court Jails Banker 5 Years! Orders Her To Pay Bank N13m For Stealing N10m Initially

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A Justice at Kano State High Court yesterday sentenced a former banker with Mainstreet Bank, Hadiza Mustafa to five years imprisonment for diverting a customer’s N10m for personal use. Hadiza who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC alongside Mahmud Sule on a 10-count charge that borders on forgery and theft of depositor’s fund, was convicted on 9 of the counts.

The Justice sentenced her to 12 months imprisonment on count 2 and six months imprisonment on counts 3 to 10. She is equally to a pay a fine of N120,000. The judge further ordered that Hadiza should pay the sum of N13,000,000 (Thirteen Million Naira) in restitution to the bank.

The sentences are to run concurrently.


A Justice at Kano State High Court yesterday sentenced a former banker with Mainstreet Bank, Hadiza Mustafa to five years imprisonment for diverting a customer’s N10m for personal use. Hadiza who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC alongside Mahmud Sule on a 10-count charge that borders on forgery and theft of depositor’s fund, was convicted on 9 of the counts.

The Justice sentenced her to 12 months imprisonment on count 2 and six months imprisonment on counts 3 to 10. She is equally to a pay a fine of N120,000. The judge further ordered that Hadiza should pay the sum of N13,000,000 (Thirteen Million Naira) in restitution to the bank.

The sentences are to run concurrently.

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