The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has been ordered to be remanded in prison for 14 days.

In a sitting presided over by Justice R.O. Ayoola of the Kogi State High Court, on Monday, the court granted the application for committal to prison of the EFCC chairman.

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Bawa was remanded for disobeying a court ruling delivered earlier on November 30, 2022, reports The Punch.

The EFCC chairman had been directed to produce the applicant in the case, Ali Bello.

Ali Bello was said to have dragged the EFCC boss to court for arresting and detaining him illegally even when the court ruled in his favour.

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According to him, the EFCC still went ahead and arraigned him for money laundering three days after the ruling.

The Commission then filed an application to set aside the stay of execution of the ruling, but it was refused for want of merit.


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