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Beggar arrested with N500,000 and US dollars in Abuja

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Beggar arrested with N500,000 and US dollars in Abuja
Hadiza Ibrahim, the Beggar arrested with N500,000 and US dollars in Abuja. 

Beggar arrested with N500,000 and US dollars in Abuja.

A beggar, Hadiza Ibrahim, has been arrested in Abuja with cash sums of N500,000 and $100.

It was learnt that the discovery threw residents into confusion.

The spokesperson for the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Social and Development Secretariat, Shaka Sunday, confirmed that the woman was in the agency’s custody at the Bwari area council.

He said the suspect had yet to explain how she came about the money found on her.

Sunday said, “We caught the woman with $100 and N500,000.

“The lady is still in our centre in Bwari.  She is undergoing profiling because she has not been able to give us all the relevant information and how she came about the money.”

(The PUNCH)

MORE NEWS: Finally Billionaire kidnapper Evans, accomplices sentenced to life imprisonment

Finally Billionaire kidnapper Evans, accomplices sentenced to life imprisonment.

An Ikeja High Court on Friday sentenced kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike alias Evans, to life imprisonment for the kidnap of Mr Donatius Dunu, the Chief Executive Officer of Maydon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Hakeem Oshodi also sentenced Evans’s two co-defendants; Uche Amadi and Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu, to life imprisonment for the same offences. 

The judge, however, discharged and acquitted the other co-defendants, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, an ex-soldier; and Victor Aduba, also an ex-soldier.

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The judge held that there was no evidence linking them to the crimes.

Sentencing the convicts, Oshodi said that they did not show any remorse for their crimes and had tried to “lie their way out of the charges” during the trial.

Oshodi noted that the Kidnapping Prohibition Law of Lagos State prescribed a mandatory life sentence for any individual found guilty of kidnapping.

“A lesson must be taught. In this respect, the law is the law that must be upheld. CONTINUE READING

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