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Court sentences man to imprisonment for issuing dud cheque


JUSTICE Kudirat Jose of a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday sentenced a middle-aged businessman,  Sayyu Aliyu Zakari, to five years imprisonment for stealing 9,000 cartons of Dangote Spaghetti worth N18,180,000, property of Michelle Edmund Ventures.

Delivering the judgment yesterday, Justice Jose found him guilty of stealing and issuancing a dud cheque by his company, Alrander limited. The judge sentenced Zakari to ‎five years imprisonment and ordered his company, Alrander Limited to pay a fine of N1 million.

‎The convict (Zakari) and his company, Alrander Limited was arraigned on August ‎13, 2013 on three count charge bordering on stealing and issuance of dud cheque brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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