Wednesday, December 9, 2015

EFCC Docks DAAR Communications Chairman , Chief Raymond Dokpesi!


The Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, has been remanded in EFCC custody by Justice Gabriel Kolawole pending the hearing of his bail application by 12:30pm on Thursday December 10, 2015.  

The media mogul was formally arraigned on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before a Federal High Court in Abuja on a six count charge of money laundering and other fraud related charges. He was reportedly arraigned alongside his firm, Daar Investment and Holdings Ltd, pleaded not guilty to the six count charge filed against him by the anti-graft agency.

He is being accused by the prosecution led by Rotimi Jacobs (SAN) of receiving, N2.1bn from the office of the National Security Adviser with Dasuki in charge between October 2014 and March 19, 2015 for the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential media campaign in breach of provisions of the Public Procurement Act, Money laundering Act and the EFCC Act.