‘N1.1b fraud’: Court orders arrest of ex-Customs chief Dikko

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde.

19.2.2020

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde Dikko.

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde.

His offence: continued failure to attend court to answer for fraud charge filed against him and two others by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC).

The judge added that otherwise, the prosecution should arrest Dikko and produce him in court on March 16, 2020, which is the next adjourned date for arraignment.

“The learned prosecuting counsel applied for a bench warrant and drew the attention of the court to the proceedings of December 10, 2019 and the address on Exhibit NM1 (the medical report tendered by Akuma), which showed the address of the first defendant as 6 Ahmed Musa Crescent, Jabi, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

“Where in the execution of the bench warrant the prosecutor or arresting authority finds that the first defendant is in a hospital in London and the nature of his ill health does not permit such journey, if any, then the bench warrant shall abate.

“Meanwhile, bench warrant is hereby issued for the arrest of the 1st in this he shall be produced before this court on the execution of the bench warrant in order to stand trial.”

Hussaini was said to have distributed the money into various bank accounts and for his part in the deal, he was rewarded with $3 million.

Read more: The Nation Nigeria

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