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Man in EFCC net for defrauding boss over spiritual cleansing




The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, (EFCC), disclosed that its operatives of the Maiduguri Zonal Command have arrested two suspects over alleged fraud and theft.

The Anti-graft Company famous that one Mallam Ayu Sugum, a self-acclaimed spiritualist, was arrested for allegedly inducing one Abubakar Mustapha Bakura to steal N2.9million from his employer beneath the guise of finishing up a non secular train to make him wealthy.

It mentioned he was apprehended in a home located at Pompomari Bypass in Maiduguri metropolis after his title got here up in the midst of investigating a petition from Bakura’s employer, including that Bakura was the one who, beneath interrogation, talked about Sugum because the beneficiary of the monies he stole from his employer.

“Upon his arrest on July 8, 2021, Bakura admitted stealing from his boss. He added that the stolen cash was collected from him by Ayu Sugum, who promised to make him wealthy inside two weeks.

“Bakura additionally claimed that he was given a handkerchief and a concoction to drink and every time he took the liquid, ‘he loses his reminiscence for days’ and subsequently went to steal cash from his boss for the spiritualist”, it mentioned.

In line with the EFCC, upon his arrest and interrogation, Sugum confessed giving Bakura a handkerchief and concoction to drink, however claimed that the cash he obtained from him was less than N2.9million.

It acknowledged that the suspects can be charged to court docket as quickly as investigations are concluded.

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