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Sacked Kano anti-graft boss, Rimin-Gado faces alleged forgery charges



The sacked Kano Public Criticism and Anti-Corruption Fee boss, Muhyi Magaji Rimin-Gado, is to look earlier than a Magistrates Courtroom to reply questions bordering on allegations of forgery levelled towards him by the police.

Rimin-Gado is to be arraigned earlier than Kano State Magistrates Courtroom for alleged forgery and false info fees towards him.

The embattled ex-anti-graft boss was granted administrative bail after honouring police invitation on the identical fees.

Rimin-Gado, who was suspended following the advice of the state meeting, is contending with a petition written towards the state’s accountant normal.

Though, a court docket of competent jurisdiction had granted an exparte order resisting the police or any agent of the state from arresting, harassing or intimidating the ex-anti-graft boss, it was learnt that police had concluded recent First Info Report (FIR) earlier than a magistrates court docket.

Dependable supply, who wished to stay nameless, informed DAILY POST that after a number of failed makes an attempt to arrest and prosecute him, the Police on Monday detained one Muktar Magaji who stood as surety for him.

It was learnt that Muktar, a relative of the embattled Rimin-Gado, was launched hours later with a caveat to supply the accused earlier than the Justice of the Peace on Wednesday.

When contacted, the spokesman of the police, DSP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa, confirmed that the investigation on the costs of alleged forgery and false info will resume quickly.


Kiyawa equally confirmed that one Mukhtar Magaji, who stood as a surety for him, was invited from Dawakin Tofa on Monday and was made to enter into an undertaken to supply the suspended anti-graft boss to face trial on Wednesday.

In the meantime, the accused has declared readiness to look earlier than any court docket towards the costs however he was unsure of his security.

He alleged that the cost was trumped up and “a transparent case of persecution” in addition to being part of the plan to lock him up and hurt him.

Talking on phone with our reporter, Rimin-Gado puzzled why the police, who in accordance with him, had earlier discovered nothing towards him and launched his worldwide passport, have now provide you with the cost of giving false info.

Earlier than he was changed, Rimin-Gado has raised concern on high-power interference within the company’s actions.

Though, he rejected an accountant despatched from the workplace of accountant normal, Rimin-Gado had raised points on alleged corrupt practices involving a robust household in authorities.

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