The Gombe State zonal workplace of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday secured the conviction of Yakubu Kala, an actual property agent within the state.
This was disclosed in a press release by the Head, Media, and Publicity, Wilson Uwajaren on Tuesday.
Kala was convicted and sentenced to 6 months imprisonment by Justice Halima S. Mohammed of Gombe State High Court, Gombe for offences bordering on acquiring cash utilizing false pretences and forgery.
The convict was arrested on the energy of a petition alleging that he tricked the sufferer into half with over N6,000,000 ( Six Million Naira) for the acquisition of a home primarily based on false illustration.
He was additionally mentioned to have collected N300,000 (Three Hundred Thousand Naira) as a part of his fee for the mentioned deal.
Upon arraignment, he pleaded responsible to the fees most popular towards him and was convicted accordingly.
The decide additional ordered restitution of the quantity concerned in favour of the nominal complainant.