Female NYSC member arrested by EFCC

A corps member posted in Kaduna who was later redeployed to Akwa Ibom State has been arraigned for fraud by the EFCC.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Gombe Zonal office arrested Maduako Uginma Chinomso before  Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court who was charged with Conspiracy and Obtaining Money by False Pretence.

Madueke was arrested at Uyo by the EFCC Operatives following a petition by one Yusuf Idris of Tumfure Quarters Gombe stated.

The petitioner said that on the 21st March 2017 the defendant and the others at large conspired a huge the sum of N63,000.00 under the false pretence that the said sum was to secure a job for him with the Nigerian Customs Service which they never did; instead, converted same to their personal use.

The investigation indicated that Yusuf Maarku, the acclaimed recruitment officer gave the complainant a Union Bank Number 0053158443 bearing Maduako Ugonma Chinomso through which the said sum was deposited as form, uniform and registration fee.

However, an investigation revealed that there are six different accounts in different banks with a huge amount of money which the suspect operates. When the charges were read to her, she pleaded not guilty; the prosecution counsel A. M. Labaran to apply for a date of trial.

The Justice adjourned the case to Monday, 16th April 2018 for hearing of her bail application.

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