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Metuh Pleads Not Guilty To Destruction of Evidence Charges  

By Gilbert Alasa.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh before the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja over fresh charges related to destruction of evidence.
Metuh, who allegedly tore the statement he made before the anti-graft agency, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
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Justice Ishaq Bello ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody till \Monday when the application will be heard.
Before the fresh charges, Metuh has been remanded in prison custody, pending when he would fulfill the bail conditions imposed on him by a Federal High Court in Abuja with respect to the charges of money laundering involving N400m.
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‎He is alleged to have torn his written statement and attempted to chew it while he was being investigated for the money laundering charges leveled against him by the anti-graft agency.
The PDP spokesman is being prosecuted before the Federal High Court in Abuja with respect to charges of money laundering involving N400m, part of funds meant for procurement of arms which he allegedly collected from the office of the National Security Adviser in November 2014.

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