Court Jails POS Operator For Fund Diversion

Valentine Okafor

Justice Musa Mustapha of the Borno State High Court, Maiduguri on Wednesday convicted and sentenced one Tijjani Mohammed Bulama, a Point of Sales (POS) Operator in Maiduguri.

Bulama got a six months imprisonment after being charged with criminal misappropriation.

His was prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Maiduguri Zonal Command.

His arrest and prosecution followed an investigation revealing his criminality in diverting the sum of N1.5m which a customer had asked him to transfer to another recipient.

The defendant, Mustapha, had pleaded guilty to the amended charges.

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