EFCC Arraigns Serial Fraudster

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has initiated legal proceedings against Christopher Nduka before Justice Farook Lawal Adamu of the Federal High Court in Kano. Nduka is facing three charges related to obtaining money under false pretenses and issuing bad checks.

One of the charges alleges that in September 2022, Nduka obtained Two Million Eight Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N2,850,000) from Tochukwu Obinna Chioke for pharmaceutical products, despite knowing the claim to be false. Another charge involves a bounced check of One Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Naira (N1,800,000) issued to Chioke Tochukwu Obinna.

Nduka pleaded not guilty to the charges. The prosecution, represented by Idris I. Haruna, requested a trial date, while defense counsel P.A Edamaku sought bail for Nduka. Justice Lawal granted bail in the sum of One Million Naira (N1,000,000) and required one surety with a landed property within the court’s jurisdiction.

The trial is scheduled to commence on March 27, 2024. Nduka, a repeat offender with prior convictions for similar offenses, faces fresh charges after allegedly diverting funds meant for pharmaceutical supplies and issuing bouncing checks. Stay updated on the latest developments in this case.

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