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Sambo's house raid:Whistle-blower arraigned, remanded in prison


A Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, remanded a whistleblower, Abubakar Sani-Chindo, in prison for allegedly providing false information that led to the raid on former Vice-President Namadi Sambo’s residence in Kaduna by officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offence Commission on June 28.

Sambo’s house was raided thrice by the anti-graft agency, but failed to find incriminating documents or stashed cash in the building. The ICPC, in two counts before Justice Aliyu Mohammed, accused Sani-Chindo of providing the false information that led to the reported raid.

Counsel for the ICPC, Elijah Akaakohol, added that the whistle-blower sometime on June 21, 2017, gave the false information to the commission.


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