Atuche’s N25.7Bn Fraud: EFCC Fails to Produce Trial DocumentsCrime Watch, Featured, Latest News, News Friday, October 25th, 2013
By Ruth Bamidele, Lagos
At the resume trial on Friday, involving Mr. Francis Atuche, Former Managing Director of Bank PHB, his wife Elizabeth Atuche and Mr. Ugo Anyanwu, former CFO of Bank PHB, who are standing trial for a N25.7 billion fraud, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) failed to produce the documents it was subpoenaed for.
The documents, which the court requested are about, Integrated Services Limited, Futureview Financial Services Limited, Tradjeck Limited and Extra Oil Limited.
However, the documents presented by Mr. Aderemi Aborode, of Keystone Bank, were admitted as exhibit in the case by presiding Judge, Justice Lateefat Okunnu.
Justice Okunnu however directed that Mr. Aborode to swear an affidavit to produce the remaining documents to court within seven working days.
In the previous sitting on 23rd October, Justice Okunnu subpoenaed EFCC and Keystone Bank to bring to court some documents relating to the charge.
Documents produce on Friday by Mr. Aborode of Keystone Bank was checked and okayed by prosecuting and defense counsel.
Justice Okunnu adjourned the case to November 01, 2013 for EFCC to produce its own documents.
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