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PDP Spokesman Olisa Metuh arraigned in handcuffs for the second time in three days

By News Express on 21/01/2016

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The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh, was today arraigned again on a two-count charge for criminal destruction of evidence and property of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Mr Metuh was brought in handcuffs from the Kuje Prison where he is being remanded, pending the fulfillment of his bail conditions.

He pleaded not guilty to the charges which attracts a maximum of two years jail term.

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, who is presiding over the case has adjourned till January 25 for hearing of Mr Metuh’s bail application.

The PDP Spokesman was on Tuesday granted bail by the Federal High Court in Abuja, ordering him to pay the sum of 400 million Naira.

He is also to tender two sureties that must provide 200 million Naira bail bond each. The court said both sureties must be resident in Abuja and should swear an affidavit of means with two passport photographs.

The EFCC had filed a seven count charge of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering against Mr Olisa Metuh.

Mr Metuh, according to the charges, transferred the sum of $1 million dollars through his agent, Nneka Nicole Ararume, to one Sie Iyenome of Capital Field Investment committing an offense contrary to Section One of the Money Laundering Act.

He is also accused of receiving the sum of N400 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, without a contract, contrary to the Money Laundering Act.

Mr Metuh, is also accused of converting the said money to funds for political activities of the Peoples Democratic Party.

Mr Metuh was arrested by officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at his home on January 5. (Channels TV)

•Photo shows Olisa Metuh in handcuffs.

Source News Express

Posted 21/01/2016 7:30:43 PM

 

 

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