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Money Laundering: Court orders final forfeiture of N354, 000 intercepted at the Kaduna International Airport in March 2017

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Justice Nnamdi Dimg alt=’Money Laundering: Court orders last relinquishment of N354, 000?intercepted at the Kaduna International Airport in?March?2017′ class=’img-responsive content focus’ style=’margin: auto;’ba of a Federal High Court, Abuja, has requested the last relinquishment of N354, 000 (Three Hundred and Fifty Four Thousand Naira) which was revealed by agents of EFCC amid examinations concerning the N49 million blocked at the Kaduna International Airport on March 13, 2017.

Oyebanji Steve, Taiye Omoniyi Oluwaleke, Risikat Taimiyu Titilayo, Fausat Oni, and Joshua Kisabo had made a case for the N49 million and tested the seizure of the cash by the EFCC.

Amid further examination, one of the petitioners drove a group of agents to Deidei, a suburb in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, where during the time spent executing an inquiry, a few hooligans had assaulted agents; yet the assault was repulsed by cops in the group.

Along these lines, a pack containing the N354,000 was revealed, deserted by a few people suspected to take part in unlawful moving of new naira notes. The cash was comprised of N200 and N50 notes (mint) surrendered at the scene, which was reallocated and taken to the Kaduna office of the EFCC. Since the seizure, no one has come to guarantee the cash. Henceforth, it was associated to be continues with wrongdoing.

On March 13, 2018, Justice Dimg alt=’Money Laundering: Court orders last relinquishment of N354, 000?intercepted at the Kaduna International Airport in?March?2017′ class=’img-responsive content focus’ style=’margin: auto;’ba allowed a break relinquishment request of the said sum following an ex parte movement recorded by the EFCC.

Therefore, the EFCC moved a movement on notice for the last relinquishment of the cash, having distributed the interval relinquishment arrange in the national papers, as requested by the Court.

In his decision on January 21, 2019, Justice Dimg alt=’Money Laundering: Court orders last relinquishment of N354, 000?intercepted at the Kaduna International Airport in?March?2017′ class=’img-responsive content focus’ style=’margin: auto;’ba allowed the last relinquishment of the cash to the Federal Government.