EFCC Arraigns 3 Over Alleged N1bn Fraud
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned David Nwachukwu, Frank Okeke and their company, Haulage Oil and Gas and Franviok Limited before a Lagos High court sitting in Ikeja for allegedly stealing over one billion Naira.
They were arraigned before Justice Raliat Adebiyi on a fourteen count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing contrary to section 409 and punishable under 281(1) of the Criminal Code Law of Lagos State 2011.
EFCC witness, Mr. Orji Chukwuma who was led in evidence by prosecution counsel, Mr Rotimi Oyedepo, told the court that a petition written by LECON over alleged diversion of funds was assigned to his team to investigate.
Mr. Chukwuma informed the court that the alleged money was for the use of their truck to provide haulage services for Eternal Oil Plc, Lafarge Cement Wapco Nigeria Plc and also for the use of Mack trucks in the fleets to provide haulage services for Total Nigeria Plc and Forte Oil Plc.
The court, therefore, admitted the letter dated March 27, 2015, written by Eternal Plc, Forte Oil to the head of operation EFCC, among other documents as exhibit p1 to p36.
Justice Adebiyi subsequently adjourned further hearing till October 2, 2018.