• APC chieftain remanded in prison custody over alleged N36m fraud

    APC chieftain remanded in prison custody over alleged N36m fraud

    According to reports, the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, yesterday, remanded a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Chief Benjamin Apugo in prison custody over alleged N36 million fraud.

    Apugo was remanded in prison by the court presided over by Justice Osiagor, following a three count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretences, preferred on him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    Specifically, he was alleged to have illegally sold six plots […]