JUST IN: Court Remands PDP Spokesperson Olisah Metuh In Prison

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh will be remain in prison till Tuesday by an order of the Federal High Court, Abuja today it has emerged.

Chief Metuh is to be remanded  in prison till Tuesday which is the scheduled day for the hearing of his bail application with respect to the charges of money laundering preferred against him.

Justice Okon Abang gave the order after the PDP spokesperson pleaded not guilty to the seven counts of money laundering involving N400m, which the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission alleged that he collected from the Office of the National Security Adviser in November 2014.

The money was allegedly part of the funds meant for the procurement of arms, but which was released to him for campaign activities of the PDP by the immediate past NSA, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), who is also fac‎ing other charges bordering on the diversion of arms funds.

 

 

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