CBN Security Guard Arrested For Stealing Specimen Naira Currency Notes In Abuja

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May 20, 2016 – Central Bank Of Nigeria Security Guard Arrested For Stealing Specimen Naira Currency Notes In Abuja

Vatasama Danladi, a security guard attached to the Central Bank of Nigeria has been arraigned for stealing specimen Naira currency notes.

Danladi got into trouble after he deposited the stolen specimen naira notes amounting to N299,000 at GTB ATM deposit machines in Karu and Mararaba sometime in January 2016.

He got into legal trouble when the bank found the 299 pieces of N1000 marked “specimen” during a process of cash count sometime in January.

He appeared before Justice Kolo of Abuja High Court yesterday where he pleaded not guilty.

In view of his plea, counsel to EFCC, Andrew Akoja, urged the court to remand the accused and fix a date for trial.