The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Sokoto zonal office, on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, arrested one suspected politician with N60,000,000 cash, following an intelligent report of his suspicious money laundering activities.
The suspect, Murtala Muhammad, who is alleged to be a brother to Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, Professor Abdullahi Shinkafi, was arrested at No.145 Igala Housing Estate, Off Byepass Road, Gusau, Zamfara State.
Items recovered from him at the point of arrest include: one Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Jeep loaded with 4 bags of Ghana Must go containing N15m each; One single barrel gun.
Others are: One locally made Revolve Pistol, 25 rounds of cartridges and 12 rounds of 12.9mm live ammunition. He will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.