Just In: EFCC Arraigns Olisa Metuh For Destruction Of Evidence

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Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Thursday, January 21, arraign the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh, before the Federal High Court in Abuja over charges bordering on destruction of evidence, The Punch Newspaper reports.

National Publicity Secretary, PDP, Mr. Olisa Metuh appears for his trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday: The Punch
National Publicity Secretary, PDP, Mr. Olisa Metuh appears for his trial at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday: The Punch

According to the anti-graft agency, Metuh tore his written statement and attempted to chew same while being investigated over money laundering allegations involving N400 million, part of funds meant for procurement of arms which he allegedly collected from the office of the National Security Adviser in November 2014.

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It would be recalled, Mr Metuh had been remanded in Kuje prison by a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja pending when he fulfills the bail conditions imposed on him.

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It was learnt that the Kuje Prison authorities have produced Metuh before Justice Ishaq Bello for the arraignment to take place.

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Metuh, who was arrested by the EFCC on January 5 and remained in the custody of the anti-graft agency till when he was arraigned on January 15, is answering a seven-count criminal charge that was preferred against him by the ‎anti-graft agency.

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