Police arraign HoR member over money laundering


By Kayode Sanni-Arewa

The has arraigned Chinyere Igwe, a member of the House of Representatives for Port Harcourt City Local Constituency II, before a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt over an allegation of money laundering.

According to the charge read out in court, Igwe is alleged to have been in possession of $498, 100 on February 24, 2023, during a police stop-and-search operation on day.

,,,,When the charge was read, the accused pleaded not guilty.

His counsel, however, made an application for bail which was objected to by the police counsel.

Trial judge, Justice Stephen Daylop-Pam after listening to the argument, adjourned till March 14, 2023, for bail consideration

He, thereafter, directed that the accused sent to Nigerian Police Clinic for medical attention.

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