Senior Civil Defence Officer Convicted of Job Scam
Joshua Dan-Daura, a Deputy Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps
Kano, Dec. 13, 2017 (AltAfrika)-Nigeria anti-corruption agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the conviction of one Joshua Dan-Daura, a Deputy Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps,NSCDC, who was prosecuted for job scam before Justice Dije Abdu Aboki of the Kano State High Court.
The convict was arraigned by the Commission on December 22, 2016 for allegedly defrauding the complainant the sum of N450,000 (Four Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira Only) under the pretext of securing job for him.
Upon arraignment, the convict pleaded not guilty which compelled the prosecution counsel, Musa Isah to proceed to trial that lasted for 12 months.
Delivering judgment on Tuesday, Justice Aboki found the accused person guilty as charged and convicted him.
After listening to the plea for mercy from the defence counsel Amos Ango, Justice Aboki sentenced the convict to 9 months imprisonment with option of N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira Only) fine.
The convict was also ordered to restitute the sum of N370,000 to the complainant or spend 18 additional month in prison if he fails to do so.