Thursday, June 30, 2016

Kalu's Trial: Court Adjourns Case Till Sept. 27

An Abuja Federal High Court today adjourned former Gov. Orji Kalu’s money laundering trial till Sept. 27. The judge, Justice Anwuli Chikere, adjourned the case pending an appeal filed by the defendants at the Supreme Court.

Kalu is standing trial alongside, his company, Slok Nigeria Limited and Jones Udeogo, a former Commissioner for Finance in Abia for alleged money laundering.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned them on a 32-count amended charge of diverting state’s fund as the chief executive officer of the state between 1999 and 2007.