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Gombe employee remanded for tearing EFCC’s investigation letters

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A desk officer in control of responding to official correspondences within the workplace of the Secretary to the State Government, Gombe State, Usman Mallam, has been arraigned for allegedly tearing the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Official Investigation Activities’ letters.

Mallam who was arraigned earlier than a Federal High Court in Gombe was additionally accused of obstructing the fee’s investigation.

He was stated to have dedicated an offence opposite to Section 38 (1) and punishable underneath Section 38 (2) (a) and (b) of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Establishment Act.

The lone cost towards Mallam reads, “that you, Usman Mallam on or about the 26th day of February 2024 at Gombe, Gombe State within the jurisdiction of this honourable court while the officers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, were carrying out an investigation activity involving an alleged economic and financial crime, did willfully obstruct the said investigation by tearing the EFCC formal letters of investigation activities dated January 1, 2024, and February 21, 2024, respectively”.

A press release on Thursday by the EFCC’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dele Oyewale, famous that Mallam pleaded not responsible to the cost most popular towards him.

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Subsequently, counsel for the defendant, SS Usman, utilized for the bail of his shopper.

Justice T. G Ringim thereafter granted the defendant bail within the sum of N10m and one surety in like sum.

He famous that the surety shall be a director in a authorities institution or a personal firm with a capital price of not lower than N10m.

“In addition to the conditions, the Registrar of the court should verify the identity of the surety and both the surety and the defendant shall submit two passport photographs to the court,” the assertion quoted the choose as saying.

Justice Ringim remanded the defendant in Gombe State Correctional Service pending the fulfilment of the bail circumstances and adjourned the case to July 9, 2024, for trial.

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