Wednesday, 18 June 2014

FG Withdraws Charges Of Receipt Of Stolen Property Against Muhammed Abacha.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke has withdrawn the four hundred and forty six point three billion naira theft charges instituted against Mohammed Abacha, a son of a former Head of State, late General Sani Abacha

The Federal Government had preferred the nine count charge of theft against Mohammed Abacha in February this year.

The Attorney-General acting for the Federal Government asked the court to discharge the case on the grounds of fresh facts that has emerged.

 The prosecution had accused Mohamed Abacha of unlawfully receiving the money allegedly stolen from government’s coffers between nineteen ninety five and nineteen ninety eight.

Justice Mamman Kolo of the FCT High Court after hearing both sides made an order striking out the charges against Mohammed Abacha.

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