Tuesday, 31 July 2012
SUBSIDY FRAUD: FG Drops Charges Against 2 Oil Marketers
When the matter was mentioned today, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC prosecuting counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo told the court that he has received instructions from the Attorney General of the Federation to withdraw the charge filed before the court.
Consequently, he urged the court to strike out the charge since it has not been served on the defendants.Olayide Adedapo, the counsel who represented the defendants did not raise any objection.
Consequently, the presiding judge, Justice Candide-Johnson in his ruling said “the charge having been withdrawn at the instance of the prosecution is hereby struck out.”
Posted by Emerald at Tuesday, July 31, 2012