EFCC charged Nwobike with inconclusive investigation – Witness

A witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Daniel Danladi, yesterday told an Ikeja High Court that investigation regarding alleged charges against a senior lawyer, Dr. Joseph Nwobike, SAN, was not concluded before he was charged to court. Nwobike, who was standing trial before Justice Raliat Adebiyi, was being tried by the EFCC on a five-count charge bothering on an alleged offering of gratification to a public official and perverting the course of justice.

Danladi, a detective with EFCC Special Task Force made the revelation during cross-examined by the Defence Counsel, Mr. O. Akanni (SAN). During his evidence in chief, Danladi had told the court how Nwobike sent money to some judges of the Federal High Court in Lagos and through some court officials for the purpose of influencing the assignment and outcome of his cases.

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