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Thursday, 7 December 2017

Nigerian Judge Arrested For Allegedly Demanding N200 Million Bribe

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested a retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Mohammed Tsamiya, for allegedly demanding N200 million bribe.







The spokesperson of the commission, Rasheedat Okoduwa, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday. Orji had approached the court to seek redress in a case involving alleged inflation of the result of election in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia, which he had earlier lost to his opponent, Mr Nkole Ndukwe,at the National Assembly Election Tribunal.


According to her, the offence which violates Section 10 of the Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Act, 2000, was committed in 2015. The retired Justice asked Orji,to give him N200 million to influence the court’s decision in his favour.


Mrs. Okoduwa said Mr. Tsamiya had since been granted bail by the commission after fulfilling the conditions, adding that investigation into the case continues.


NAN

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