By Bukola Hameed
A civil servant with the Yobe State Government, Mohammed Ali Garba, has been arraigned by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), for offences bordering on extortion impersonation, and forgery.
Garba was arraigned before Honourable Justice M.A. Hassan of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Abuja, Nigeria.
In Charge No: CR/478/2022 filed before the trial court, ICPC is alleging that the defendant forged a letter of investigation activities of an ongoing investigation against the Provost of the Federal College of Education, Oji River, purportedly signed by the Commission’s Director of Operations.
The Commission further alleged that the accused person used the fake letter of investigation activities to extort the sum of Three Million, Five Hundred Thousand Naira (N3.5m) from the said provost in the guise that he was going to settle the Director of Operations to “kill the non-existent investigation.
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