The former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina is being arraigned right now alongside his son by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Maina is to face costs alongside his son, Faisal, who’s a closing 12 months Telecommunications Engineering pupil in a Dubai University.
Although the contemporary costs towards him and his son are but to be learn, a supply inside EFCC says a separate cost has been filed towards Faisal Maina who allegedly shot at safety operatives whereas making an attempt to evade arrest.
Maina and his son had been arrested on September 30, 2019, at an Abuja resort by the Department of State Services (DSS) and subsequently handed them over to the EFCC on October 2 for additional investigation and prosecution on allegations of fraud and cash laundering to the tune of N2.1 billion.
Before he was arrested by the DSS, Maina had beforehand evaded arrest.
Meanwhile, the Federal High Court, Abuja, had on Tuesday gave an order, authorising the Federal Government to take over 23 properties belonging to Maina.
The EFCC is arraigning him on 12-count costs, bothering on cash laundering, working fictitious financial institution accounts and fraud.
The Justice Ogunbanjo forfeiture pronouncement was sequel to the exparte movement, stuffed by the EFCC, in search of Maina’s interim forfeiture of the properties to the Nigerian Government pending the completion of its investigations.
The affected properties are positioned in Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja; Kaduna, Sokoto, and Borno states.
The EFCC software additionally sought an order of the court docket to publish a newspaper commercial on the properties, to allow anybody who has any cause why they shouldn’t be forfeited to federal authorities to point with show of non-forfeiture software.