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N12.1m Oil Fraud: EFCC Arrests Abdulhafiz Barau For Allegedly Obtaining Money By False Pretence

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Abdulhafiz Umar Barau
Abdulhafiz Umar Barau

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 arrested a businessman, Abdulhafiz Umar Barau, for allegedly obtaining money by false pretence to the tune of N12,150,000 (Twelve Million One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira).

The complainant, Dusus Yyang Bot, allegedly supplied 90,000(Ninety Thousand) litres of Automobile Gas Oil (AGO) worth N12,150,000 to the suspect sometime in January this year.

The 38-year-old suspect had assured the complainant that he would pay the agreed sum of money after the product was delivered to him.

However, the complainant alleged that the suspect could not be reached any more after receiving the product.

The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded. [EFCC]

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