Breaking: Metuh found guilty of all seven-count charge

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Chief Olisa Metuh

Former Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, has been found guilty of all seven count charge bordering on money laundering preferred against him by the EFCC.

The former PDP spokesman was charged alongside his company Dextra Investment on a seven-count charge of criminal diversion and money received from office of the National Security Adviser.

In the ruling on Tuesday, Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court held that Metuh took possession of N400 million from the Office of the former National Security Adviser.

In count one, Abang rules that Metuh took possession of N400 million from Office of the former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki without contractual agreement.

In count two to four, the court convicts Metuh for criminal diversion of N400 million, concealment of funds and illegal disbursement of funds.

In count five and six, Abang finds Metuh guilty of cash transaction above the statutory threshold, while in count seven, the former PDP spokesman was found guilty of illegal transfer of N27.7 million to Chief Tony Anenih.

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