Justice Muhammad Yahaya of Kano State High Court, convicted and sentenced one Abubakar Isiaku A.K.A Hajia Fatima to one year imprisonment.
Isiaku was sentenced on a one count charge for the offence of Obtaining by False Pretence brought against him by the Kaduna Zonal Office of EFCC.
The convict’s sojourn to prison began sometimes ago after he decided to disguise as a woman and extort money from unsuspecting members of the public via Facebook.
He made the complainant believe he is woman which made them become very close friends. Ishaku started extorting money from his victim to the tune of about N1.5 million only.
In the course of prosecution, the convict changed his plea to guilty from not guilty after he was arriagned on 18th December, 2017. The Jugde also ordered the convict, Abubakar to pay the sum of N1.5 million to the nominal complainant as restitution.