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Mompha Re-arrested By EFCC Over New Charges

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Socialite Mompha, real name Ismaila Mustapha, has been re-arrested by the Economic Crimes Commission EFCC, reports say.

It is said that the social media billionaire was re-arrested when he went to EFCC office in Lagos to reclaim his seized possessions last Friday.


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Mompha had barely left the premises of the EFCC office in Ikoyi after collecting the items on Friday when operatives of the anti-graft agency and took him into custody.

His lawyer confirmed his re-arrest saying; “I am filing processes tomorrow (Tuesday). They didn’t tell us why they are detaining him. They have not told us the basis for this re-arrest.

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“As far as we are concerned, the EFCC is seeking to overreach the court because this is coming after we filed our no-case submission to the charges. When they had the opportunity to amend their charges they didn’t and they are claiming that there is a new charge.”

A spokes person from EFCC however said Mompha’s re-arrest is related to internet fraud.

SOURCE: AfricaCelebrities.Com

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