Thursday, July 23, 2020

Court orders AGF to surrender Nigerian wanted in Ghana for robbery

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami to surrender a Nigerian, Asuquo Mbuotidem Edem to the Republic of Ghana for prosecution in relation to his alleged involvement in robbery and related offences in the West African country
Edem, against whom a 23-count charge of conspiracy, rape, robbery, money laundering and being in possession of firearms without licence, is said to be pending before a court in Ghana, was alleged to have fled to Nigeria, prompting the Attorney General of Ghana to apply to his Nigerian counterpart for his (Edem’s) extradition.

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