Court Dismisses Mompha’s No-Case Application, Tells Him To Open His Defense




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The ‘no case submission’ filed by popular Instagram big boy, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has been dismissed by a Federal sitting in Lagos stating that he has a case to answer.

Mompha was arraigned alongside a called Ismalob Global Investment Ltd by the on 22 -count charge bordering on fraud, money laundering, running a foreign exchange business without the authorisation the and declaration of a false audit report

In ruling on ‘no-case submission filed by his lawyer, the presiding Judge, Liman while dismissing the application declared that from the evidence adduced before the court by the prosecution witnesses on various counts of the charge, a prima facie case has been established by the prosecution against the defendants.

Therefore, the defendant has explanations to make on issues of retention of funds in Islamob account, money laundering, dealing in foreign exchange without authorization from the Central of Nigeria and declaration of a false audit report.

Consequently, “the no-case submission’ is overruled” and the defendant is hereby called upon to enter defence” the judge ordered.

Thereafter, Justice Liman adjourned till March 10,,2021 for the defendant to open his defence.

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