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Court remands ex-Minister 4 others in EFCC custody

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Court remands ex-Minister 4 others in EFCC custodyA former Minister of Science and Technology, Abdu Bulama, and four others were on Friday remanded in EFCC custody by a Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu, Yobe State for alleged money laundering.

Justice Isa Hamadashin, gave the order when the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission presented a seven-count before the court accusing the defendants of money laundering.

An EFCC Prosecutor, Mr Alkasim Ja’afar, informed the court that the accused people “committed the offences contrary to and punishable under Sections 16(1) (d) and 16(2) (b) of the Money Laundering Prohibition Act, 2011 as amended.”

The other accused people are Mohammed Kadai; Abbagana Tata, Muhammad Mamu and Hassan Ibn-Jaks.

Although the defendants pleaded not guilty, the court ordered that they should be remanded in EFCC custody, pending the determination of an application for their bail.

Meanwhile, the court has fixed July 3, to determine the application for bail and September 24 for hearing.

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