June 25, 2021

Man re-arraigned for €40,000 extortion – EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday re-arraigned one Abiodun Abiola Sodiq before an Ikeja Special Offenses Court over affirmed €40,000 (euros) extortion.

Abiodun Sodiq was summoned on a seven-check charge verging on misrepresentation, phony and trick before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo.

The EFCC asserted that the litigant duped a finance manager, Babatunde Emmanuel of the cash on the affection that it would be utilized for Malta Government citizenship Investment Program and obtainment of Malta global Passport which misrepresentation he knew to be bogus.

At the point when the charges was perused to him, he argued not liable to the seven-count-charge brought as a detriment to him by the counter unite office.

EFCC arraigning counsel, Nkereuwem Nana, approached the court for a preliminary date.

Yet, the protection counsel, Elizabeth Ezerhume educated the court regarding a forthcoming application due for hearing.

Hence, the managing judge, Justice Taiwo deferred till December 7, for administering and preliminary.

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