BREAKING: OLISA METUH FOUND GUILTY OF LAUNDERING N400M

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The Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja has convicted the previous Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Occasion, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, on the cash laundering cost the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC, most popular towards him. Trial justice Okon Abang additionally discovered Metuh’s agency, Destra Funding Ltd, responsible of illegally receiving N400million from the Workplace of the Nationwide Safety Adviser, ONSA, previous to the 2015 presidential election, with out contract approval or execution.

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“I discover the defendants responsible in respect of rely 1 of the cost and they’re accordingly convicted”, Justice Abang held. Justice Abang remains to be reviewing submissions of all of the events with respect to the remaining six counts of the cost.

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EFCC had in a seven-count cost it entered earlier than the courtroom, alleged that the N400m was electronically wired from an account that ONSA operated with the Central Financial institution of Nigeria, CBN, to Metuh, by way of account no. 0040437573, which his agency operated with Diamond Financial institution Plc.

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It advised the courtroom that the fund which was launched to Metuh and his agency by detained former NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki, retd,‎ ‎was a part of about $2.1billion earmarked for the acquisition of arms to battle insurgency within the North East. Moreover, the prosecution alleged that Metuh was concerned in a bootleg transaction that concerned the change of $2million, in violation of extant monetary laws.

Chukwuma Amaechihttp://evergreennewsonline.com
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