N345m stolen from Kano Sharia Court


The Sharia Court in Kano and the State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission are investigating an illegal withdrawal of N345million from a holding account.

The money was removed by unauthorized persons from a bank account operated in trust of inheritors.

Eons Intelligence reported it was part of funds deposited by the Sharia Court, being the custodians, in a case of inheritance.

Chief Registrar, Sheikh Haruna Khalil revealed that only N9million was left in the account.

Grand Khadi of Kano Sharia Court of Appeal, Dr. Tijjani Yusuf confirmed the matter.

“We have already submitted the matter to Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission for investigation”, he said.

Acting Chairman of the Kano anti-graft agency, Mahmoud Balarabe assured that the probe will uncover the culprits.

Meanwhile, some computers in the accounts section of the Court Division are also missing.

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