(2022) JELR 109181 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  CA/S/86C/2021 ·  10 Jan 2022 ·  Nigeria
Ali Abubakar Babandi Gumel, JCA Mohammed Baba Idris, JCA Mohammed Danjuma, JCA

MOHAMMED BABA IDRIS, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant alongside one Mr. Meng Weikun was arraigned before the Sokoto division of the Federal High Court on a three count charge dated the 5th day of October, 2020. The charge is reproduced hereunder as follows:

“That you MR WENG WEIKUN, Adult, Male and Mr. Xu Kuai, Adult, Male on or about the 11th day of May, 2020 in Sokoto within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court (Federal High Court) did conspired amongst yourselves to commit an offence to wit: making cash payment of the sum of N50,000,000 (Fifty Million Naira) which sum exceed the amount authorized by law without going through a financial institution and thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 18(a) of the Money Laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (as amended by Act No. 1 of 2012) and punishable under Section 16(2)(b) of the same Act.”

​“That you MR. MENG WEIKUN, Adult, Male and MR. XU KUAI, Adult, Male on the 11th day of May, 2020 at about 22.00 hour…

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