The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has filed a four charge against the C.E.O of Innosons Motors, Dr. Innocent Chukwuka, and others at the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja.
Also joined in the suit is his brother, Charles Chukwuma.
According to the anti-graft agency, Mr Chukwuma and his company are being charged on the following allegations:
- Conspiracy to obtain property by false pretense-
- Obtaining property by false pretense-
According to the first count charge, between 2009 and 2011, the EFCC alleged that Mr Chukwuma conspired to obtain by false pretense containers of motorcycle spare parts and raw materials from Mistui OSK Limited, a company situated in Lagos.
In the second count charge, the EFCC alleged that the accused bribed staff of Mistui OSK and Maersk Line Limited to deliver to them, through their clearing agents, containers of motorcycle spare parts, moulds of plastic parts, steel structures as well as raw materials called polyvinichlorid imported into Nigeria from China in the name of GT Bank as the consignee by pretending they had the authority of the bank to clear the items and took delivery of same. The items listed are said to be the property of Guaranty Trust Bank (GT Bank).
According to the EFCC, the alleged offense, the EFCC said, is a contravention of sections 11 (1)(b) and 1(3) of the Advance Fee Fraud Act.
You may recall that Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC last week, arrested Mr. Chukwuma at his Enugu residence.
Spokesman for the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said Mr Chukwuma was arrested following his refusal to respond to earlier invitations by the commission.