Ex AGF to remain in EFCC custody pending investigations

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Following the arrest of  the immediate past AtAttorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mohammed Adoke, SAN on his arrival from Dubai, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has on Friday, secured an order from the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Maitama, to detain him for 14 days to enable them conclude investigation on the role he played in the $1.2billion Malabu Oil bloc fraud.

 

The court, in a ruling by Justice Othman Musa, granted an ex-parte application the EFCC filed for leave to have the ex AGF in its custody.

 

Vanguard reports that Mohammed Adoke was  detained in Dubai by the Interpol which arrested him on November 11 following a bench warrant the EFCC obtained from an Abuja High Court at Jabi.

 

He was immediately taken into custody by the EFCC on his arrival from Dubai.