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Tension As Court Fixes December 9 To Rule On Mompha’s No Case Submission (N32.9bn Fraud)

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The Federal Lagos High Court has fixed December 9, 2020 to rule on the implementation of no case submission filed by the alleged internet fraudsters, Mr Ismail Mustapha is known as Mompha.

Mompha had prayed the court to cancel the N32.9bn case against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, but the Commission opposed it, said social media celebrities had a case to answer

 

The judgment delivery was adjourned to December 9 by Justice Mohammed Liman, after hearing both parties.

The ruling which should be delivered on Tuesday was moved by the judge.

 

 

They were informed that the ruling was not ready and that Justice Hassan was on official assignment outside the court’s jurisdiction.

Mustapha and his firm, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd, were on March 4, 2020 re-arraigned before Liman on 22 counts of alleged money laundering and cyber fraud.

They were first arraigned on a 14-count charge last November 25 following his arrest in October 2019 at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Mompha pleaded not guilty and was released on bail.

The EFCC opened trial and called 10 witnesses, who testified against both defendants.

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