Court Jails Sisters 10 Years imprisonment

By The Nigeria Voice

Justice Muhammad Tukur of State High Court, Kaduna today November 24, convicted and sentenced the duo of Maryam Muhammad Jallo and Rukaiya Muhammad Jallo to ten years imprisonment for offences that border on criminal breach of trust.

The pair who are blood sisters were prosecuted on an amended one count charge by the Kaduna Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The charge reads, “that you Maryam Jallo and Rukaiya Jallo on the 30th day of March, 2019 in Kaduna within the judicial division of this Honourable Court, while being entrusted with the sum of One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Naira ( N1,700,000) only by one Alhaji Badamasi Shanono and Adio Bukar Hashia for medical treatment of one Usman Umar dishonestly misappropriated same and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 293 of Kaduna State Penal Code Law, 2017 and punishable under Section 294 of the Same Law”.