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EFCC Arraigns Lawyer, Six Others for Allegedly Stealing from Dead Police Officer

Rita Enemuru, Reporting

The Uyo Zonal Command of the EFCC has arraigned Mr Samuel Ebitu Esq and six others for allegedly stealing N13,171,415.25 from the bank account of a dead police officer, Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Godwin Edet Umoren.

They were arraigned before Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretence.

The suspects are Etimbuk Godwin Edet, Michael Jeremiah Isong, Sunny Isong, Godwin Ekanem, Emmanuel Jackson Isong and Harrison Ofuomah Emamoke.

Stonix News reports that widow of the deceased officer had raised a petition against the defendants for allegedly diverting the said sum from the account of her dead husband for their personal use.

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