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Supreme Court Justice Ngwuta’s Trial Starts Nov. 21

By Adebayo Williams

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Supreme Court Justice, Sylvester Ngwuta will be arraigned before a Federal Court in Abuja over alleged involvement money laundering and other crimes violating the Immigration Act relating to obtaining of passports. Ngwuta had been found to possess N35,358,000; $319,596 and £25,915 when operatives of the Department of State Service raided his residence on 7 and 8 October. The justice is also said to have transferred the sum of N505 million, from alleged criminal activities, to a building contractor, Linus Nwamba between January and May 2016.

Punch reported on Thursday that the case had been assigned to Justice John Tsoho. It was gathered that the court’s registrars, had on the instruction of the judge, issued and served notices for the arraignment scheduled to hold on Monday on parties to the suit.

Ngwuta was also accused of being in possession of two valid diplomatic passports and another two valid standard Nigerian passports.  He also allegedly submitted multiple applications, made false information of loss of the passports and of his age with intention to obtain multiple of the passports in violation of various provisions of the Immigration Act 2015.

 

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