FCC charges businessman, 48, with alleged criminal conspiracy




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ABUJA – Economic and Financial Crimes Commission () on Tuesday arraigned a businessman, Elvis Ezeani, 48, an FCT charged criminal conspiracy and joint act.

accused and his friend, Joseph Omora, were said to have duped one Abduraman Yahaya, a bureau-de-change man 250,000 dollars 2006.

At resumed hearing, counsel to accused, Mr Abdulkadri Salim, who had at last hearing on April 9 filed a bail application, withdrew when facts emerged.

He, therefore, filed a bail application for the release his client.

Counsel to the , Mrs Ndubueze Chinwe, told the the accused did not start the duping the person.

She alleged the accused included two vendors, Sani Musa and John Obiomalo, in the transaction.

Chinwe prayed the to convict the accused, adding his accomplice had been convicted since 2013 by a Federal in Abuja.

In his ruling, Valentine Ashi, asked the two counsel to agree on a date to move the bail application. (NAN)