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A Federal High Court seating in Sokoto has remanded five Car dealers on a one count charge each for violating the provisions of the Money Laundering Act, 2011 as amended in 2012.
The defendants who pleaded guilty were arraigned by the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Sokoto state Command.
The Car dealers, Shehu Ahmad, Shehu Mairiga, Aliyu Dauda, Tukur Shehu and Umaru Yabo; and their companies, Ijabah Motors, Jangwarzo General Motors, KGN Gumbi Motors, Daraja Motors 2, and Gamji Motors, allegedly failed to submit declarations of activities in line with the extant regulations on customers identification and interpretation of returns for transactions to the Special Control Unit of the EFCC.
The presiding judge, Justice
James Kolawole Omotosho
adjourned the case till March 30, 2022.