Police arraign Chinyere Igwe, federal lawmaker over money laundering
Chinyere Igwe, a member of the House of Representatives for Port Harcourt City Local Government Constituency II, has been charged with money laundering by the Nigerian Police and brought before a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt.
According to the charge read in court, Igwe was allegedly in possession of $498,100 during a police stop-and-search operation on February 24, 2023.
When the charge was read, the defendant entered a not-guilty plea.
However, his attorney made a bail application that was opposed by the police attorney.
The trial judge, Justice Stephen Daylop-Pam, adjourned bail consideration until March 14, 2023, after hearing the argument.
He then ordered that the accused be transported to the Nigerian Police Clinic for medical care.
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