EFCC Re-arrest Mompha over fresh charges

Ismail Mustapha a.k.a Mompha, who is facing charges before the Federal High Court has been re-arrested by the operatives of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commision (EFCC).

Punch News reports that the re-arrest was made last Friday, August 14th when he went to reclaim his five wrist watches,Apple Air pod, Iphone 8 mobile Phone, One pair of Sun glasses from EFCC office in Ikoyi.

However After application was made by his lawyer Gboyega Oyewole, (SAN), Justice Mohammed Lima on July 24 ordered the EFCC to release the items to Mompha.

The Judge therefore Ordered the EFCC to release items since they were not labelled as exhibits in the money laundering charges filed against him.

The EFCC had no justification to continue to hold onto them. Justice Liman dismissed the submission by the EFCC that Mompha was still under investigation for another offense, saying there was nothing before the court to back the submission.

Mompha wasn’t able the leave the office of the EFCC after taking his items on Friday because he was taken into custody by the operatives of the anti-graft agency.

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