EFCC arrests Imam for $3Million Fraud

The EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office has arrested one Mallam Abdulrashid

Imam for defrauding one Arc. Mohammed Dewu, to the tune of over

$3, 024, 000 (Three Million and Twenty Four Thousand United State

Dollars). The arrest came as a result of a petition written by one Arc.

Dewu who alledged that sometime in October, 2019, the suspect

fraudulently collected the money from him claiming that he has the

ability to impact Qur’anic knowledge to him by inserting a complete

Quran into his head through the aids of Jinns (spirits) he is working


The petitioner further alledged that subsequently to facilitate the

realization of this fact, the suspect made him purchase items as

follows: Two number of bottle perfume at N70,000; One bottle of

special perfume at N160,000; One bottle of perfume for the medicine

of his mother’s leg sickness at N550,000; Set of 60 perfumes to

activate the Qur’anic verses that will be implanted into his brain by the

powers of jinn(spirits) at N1,680,000; Two mobile phones and SIM

cards at N20,000; Thirty buckets of honey that will enable him transfer

the Qur’anic verses to his brain. He further alleged that the suspect

asked him to facilitate money which is to be given in United State

Dollars, in which he paid the sum of $24,000 in the third week of

October, 2019. The suspect also asked the petitioner to pay $120,000

to help him secure money that will be dropping in two boxes in his


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