The Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja is presently delivering judgement in a go well with instituted in opposition to a former Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh.
Justice Okon Abang is presiding over the go well with filed in opposition to Metuh by the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC).
The anti-graft company accused the previous PDP spokesman of cash laundering to the tune of N400,000,000.
He was charged alongside his firm, Destra funding, with seven counts bordering on felony diversion of the cash acquired from the workplace of the previous Nationwide Safety Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd).
Metuh was additionally stated to have been engaged in monetary transactions within the sum of $2 million with out going by a monetary establishment, an offence the EFCC stated was in violation of a provision of the Cash Laundering (Prohibition) Act.
Throughout their arraignment in court docket in January 2016, the defendants, nonetheless, pleaded ‘not guilty’ to the fees.
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