The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC), on Thursday, arraigned Murtala Sani, earlier than Justice Mohammed Bello Shinkafi of the Zamfara State Excessive Court docket.
Sani faces a one rely cost of prison breach of belief.
The accused had collected 1536 luggage of rice price N26,945,000 from the complainant, Rabi Bello Suleiman.
Sani claimed he wished to distribute them to Zamfara State Authorities workers, with the peace of mind that he’ll repay the cash in two months.
In accordance with the EFCC, he fraudulently diverted the proceeds to his private use.
The defendant pleaded not responsible to the one rely cost.
Musa Isah, prosecution counsel, requested for a trial date in view of his plea.
Gambo Isah, protection counsel, utilized for bail for Sani.
However Isah objected on the grounds that he jumped the executive bail EFCC earlier granted.
Justice Shinkafi refused the bail software and remanded the defendant within the custody of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS).
The matter was adjourned till January 11, 2020 for trial.