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Metuh denies tearing statement made to EFCC

18 January 2016, 16:04

Abuja - The embattled National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has denied reports that he tore and attempted to chew the statement he made to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), reports Tribune.

Metuh made the denial when some members of the PDP visited him in Kuje Prison, Abuja, where he is currently being remanded on the orders of the court.

He described the report as propaganda, saying that the last time he saw his interrogators was the second day after they picked him up from his residence in Abuja

Metuh was reported to have told his visitors that he did not want to speak more on the matter since it was already in court.

Also read: Metuh's release suffers setback as lawyer withdraws suit

He, however, told them that they should help him tell Nigerians that he did not do what he had been reported to have done.

An EFCC source had said that Metuh tore the document when it was given to him to acknowledge and sign.

Metuh has been accused of collecting N400 million from former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki who is being tried for diverting $2 .1 billion, which was meant for the procurement of arms for the Nigerian military.

Read more at  Tribune.

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