The brother to Secretary to the Zamfara State Government, Professor Abdullahi Shinkafi was on Tuesday May 28 2019 arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Sokoto zonal office, with N60,000,ooo (Sixty Million Naira) cash. he was arrested following intelligent report of his suspicious money laundering activities.
The suspect Murtala Muhammad was arrested at No.145 Igala Housing Estate, off Byepass Road, Gusau, Zamfara State by the operatives of the Commission.
Investigation on the matter is on-going, and he will be charged to court as soon as investigation is completed.
These Items were recovered from him at the scene of the arrest, one Black Toyota Land Cruiser Prado Jeep with registration number DKA 67 PX Kaduna loaded with 4 bags of ‘Ghana Must Go’ containing one thousand Naira notes of fifteen million Naira each, totaling to sixty million Naira.
One locally made revolver pistol, one single barrel gun, and 12 rounds of 12.9mm live ammunition and 25 rounds of cartridges.