Appeal Court Acquits Dokpesi Of Money Laundering Charges




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Raymond Dokpesi, the former chairman Daar Communications PLC, has been and acquitted corruption allegations by the Abuja.

Dokpesi, company, DAAR Investment and Holdings Ltd, were arraigned a seven-count charge bordering alleged procurement fraud and breach public trust.

He is alleged have received N2.1 from the the security adviser (ONSA) between October 2014 and March 2015, during the tenure Sambo Dasuki, former security adviser, for services not rendered.

The and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had called 13 witnesses the course of trail.

November 21, 2018, John Tsoho, trial judge, had struck out Dokpesi’s no-case submission and ordered him open defence.

Agrieved, Dokpesi approched the seeking upturn the trial ’s decision.

Delivering judgment the appeal Thursday, Elfrieda Williams-Dawodu, justice of the appellate , held the failed to establish a prima facie case against the appellants.

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