Alleged N6bn fraud: Court orders Mompha’s arrest

Justice Mojisola Dada of the Lagos Particular Offences Court, Ikeja, on Wednesday, ordered the arrest of social media character, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha.

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) arraigned Mompha alongside his firm, Ismalob International Funding Restricted, on an eight depend cost of conspiracy and cash laundering to the tune of N6billion.

The defendant was arrested by the fee on January 10, arraigned and later granted bail.

He failed to look in court docket on two scheduled dates for the listening to of his case.

In Wednesday’s continuing, the decide stood down the matter for some time with the expectation that Mompha would seem in court docket however he failed to point out as much as the decide’s dismay.

READ ALSO: Court adjourns Mompha’s alleged cash laundering trial to June 16

She turned to prosecution and defence counsels and requested, “ the place is the defendant?”

The EFCC counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, requested the decide for one more stand down, however she turned down the request.

Oyedepo then urged Justice Dada to order Mompha’s arrest.

She revoked the defendant’s bail and ordered his arrest.

The decide adjourned additional listening to within the case until June 30.

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