Zamfara: EFCC allegedly arrests brother to Gov Yari’s SSG with N60million cash, guns

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto zonal office, on Tuesday, arrested one suspected politician with N60,000,000 cash, following intelligent report of his suspicious money laundering activities.

This was contained in a statement on Tuesday by EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade.

The suspect Murtala Muhammad who is alleged to be a brother to Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, Professor Abdullahi Shinkafi, was arrested at No.145 Igala Hausing Estate, Off Byepass Road, Gusau, Zamfara State, by the operatives of the Commission.

Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include: one Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Jeep with registration number DKA 67 PX Kaduna loaded with 4 bags of Ghana Must go containing One Thousand Naira Note of Fifteen Million Naira each, totalling to Sixty Million Naira.

Others are One single barrel gun; One locally made Revolve Pistol, 25 rounds of cartridges and 12 rounds of 12.9mm live ammunitions.

He will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.

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