Metuh arraigned for destruction of evidence


Olisa Metuh2

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday arraigned the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, before the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, over destruction of evidence in his criminal case.

Metuh, who is also standing trial for his alleged involvement in the diversion of arms procurement funds, reportedly destroyed the statement he wrote to EFCC operatives during investigation. More after the cut…

The PDP spokesman, however, pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge filed against him. Metuh, who was granted bail by a judge at the Federal High Court, Abuja, Tuesday, is still in prison following his inability to perfect the bail conditions. The presiding judge in the fresh case, Justice Ishaq Bello, adjourned the matter till next Monday.