One Hassan Ahmad was arrested yesterday with N2 million cash piled in a ‘Ghana Must Go’ bag while driving his tinted Hilux vehicle from Bauhci to Gombe states.
According to a Twitter post by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Ahmasd was intercepted by men of the 33 Artillery Brigade Operation Safe Conduct deployed to Alkaleri local council in Bauchi. The troop would later hand him over to ICPC in Bauchi.
The suspect, according to the commission, was in possession of N900,000 new notes and N1.1 million notes. The commission added that the funds were being conveyed in a tinted black Hilux vehicle with registration number JMA 85 AZ.
“The funds, packed in a ‘Ghana Must Go’ bag, comprises six bundles of one thousand naira new notes of N600,000; six bundles of five hundred naira new notes of N300,000, and old two hundred naira notes of N1.1 million,” ICPC tweeted.
The commission said the suspect had confessed that money was being moved to Gombe for a politician. It further stated that investigations are underway.