Lawyer, Mike Ikegbunam, dragged to court over N91m land fraud in Enugu

Lawyer, Mike Ikegbunam, dragged to court over N91m land fraud in Enugu

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A lawyer, Barrister Mike Ikegbunam, has been arraigned before Justice Mohammed Garba Umar of the Federal High Court sitting in Independence Layout, Enugu State on a seven-count charge bordering on money laundering and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N91 million. In a Friday statement, the EFCC said its Enugu Zonal Command arrested the accused on Wednesday, January 31 following his arrest. The anti-graft commission said Ikegbunam was arrested on July 12, 2023, owing to the claims of the Senior Staff Association of Universities, Teaching Hospitals, Research Institutes and Associated Institutions (SSAUTHRIAI), Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi Branch, alleging that its members paid N91 million to him for the purchase of 130 plots of land at Umuagu, Ozu Ndiukwuanu Town, in Orumba North Local Government Area of…
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