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Nnamani: Court orders arrest of ex-Enugu Governor

The former governor had failed to appear before the court to defend a money laundering charge. A Lagos division of the Federal High Court has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former governor of Enugu State, Chimaroke Nnamani.During the ruling on Monday, December 4, 2017, Justice Chuka Obiozor ordered the arrest of the former governor due to his failure to appear before the court for a N4.5 billion money laundering charge.His lawyer argued that his failure to appear was because he recently underwent a heart surgery in the United States of America.The prosecution countered his lawyer’s submission to the court, arguing that the pictures presented to the court as evidence of his surgery were taken as far back as 2014.ALSO READ: Ex-Gov Nnamani absent in court, judge adjourns caseThe judge ruled that Nnamani’s lawyer failed to provide reasonable evidence and ordered his arrest.Details later.

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