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EFCC Arrests Lawyer for Obtaining Money with Commission’s Name

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office has arrested one Taiwo Oreagba (Mrs) for her alleged involvement in obtaining money using the Commission’s name.

Oreagba was arrested on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, after one Henry George Umoh, relative of a suspect, Kelechi Uka, in EFCC custody alleged that Oregba collected the sum of N4, 000, 000 (Four Million Naira) from him purportedly to bribe the operative of the Commission.

During interrogation, she confessed that she actually lied to the relative of the suspect that she could get whatever she wants on the matter with a view to bribe the operatives of the Commission to compromise the case.

Meanwhile, Kelechi and two others involved the substantive matter have been served with their charges and will be arraigned soon.

Oreagba will also be arraigned in court as soon as investigation is concluded.

Source: Economic and Financial Crimes Commission