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Alleged Fraud: FG Orders Arrest Of Innoson Boss, Two Others - TheCityPulseNews.com
The Federal Government Monday urged the Federal High Court in Lagos to issue a bench warrant for Innoson Nigeria Limited’s chairman Mr. Innocent Chukwuma and two of his employees. They were charged in a fraud case before Justice Ayokunle Faji. The Police charged them with an alleged N2.4billion shipping fraud, but the Attorney-General of the Federation later took over the case. Others named in the charge are Charles Chukwuma, Maximian Chukwura, Mitsui Osk Lines and Anajekwu Sunny. The prosecution is praying the court to order the arrest of Innoson Motors Chairman and his staff for failing to turn up to take their plea in the criminal charge. Yesterday, Chukwuma and his staff were absent. Prosecuting Counsel Mr. Julius Ajakaiye moved an application urging the court to order the absent defendants’ arrest. He said the charge was served on them through a court-ordered February 8, 2016 substituted service following the AGF’s take-over of the case. Ajakaiye said since then, the third and fourth defendants had been coming to court, while the first, second and fifth defendants “have refused, failed and neglected to appear in court till date”. Consequently, he said the defendants were yet to take their plea and should therefore …