The Kaduna Zonal Office of the Commission arraigned one Atuah Emmanuel Chukwunonso before Justice Mohammed Tukur of the State High Court, sitting in Kaduna on a one-count charge that border on the issuance of a dud cheque.
According to EFCC, Atuah ran into trouble when the Kaduna office of the Commission received a petition against him from one Rabiu Ahmed who alleged that he entered into a contract of money exchange and transfer with the suspect to the tune of £31,000 USD and €12,900 Euros.
While the prosecution counsel, Maryam Lawal asked the court to fix a date for the commencement of the trial, defence counsel Abdulhakeem Audu prayed the court to grant his client bail on liberal terms.
In the end, Justice Tukur granted bail to the accused in the sum of one million naira and a surety in like sum who must own a landed property within the jurisdiction of the court and must show evidence of tax clearance. The matter was adjourned to April 4, 2019.