Maina arrested in Niger Republic, The escaping Ex chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, has been captured on Monday night in Niger Republic.
Daily Global News gathered that, Maina captured by the consolidate group of Operatives of the Nigerian Intelligence Agency and the Niger Republic Intelligence Service.
As per the report, a top knowledge official said that the capture was made conceivable because of a current shared relationship and security understanding between the two neighboring nations.
Maina, who is confronting a 12-tally illegal tax avoidance charge leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The counter unite office claimed that Maina, as executive of the ancient PRTT, utilized the record of the firm for illegal tax avoidance to the tune of about N2 billion, part of which he used to secure landed properties in Abuja.
Insight sources affirmed that Maina was captured on Monday night some place in the Niger Republic and would be brought into Nigeria Tuesday or Wednesday.
Maina was arrested in the Niger Republic, though we have not yet brought him into Nigeria.
“He will be gotten Tuesday or Wednesday. However, he has been captured,” one of the sources said.
As per the EFCC, Maina is confronting tax evasion charges to the tune of about N2 billion, part of which he purportedly used to secure land properties in Abuja.
He has fled preliminary and his whereabouts obscure since his arraignment continued on September 29, 2020, an advancement which made Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court request Senator Ali Ndume’s remand last Monday.
Ndume was Maina’s guarantee. The Federal High Court in Abuja just on Friday allowed bail to the Borno South Senator.
Maina keep going went to court on July 2, 2020, during the interrogation of the 6th indictment observer by his lawful group.
He neglected to appear in court since September 29, 2020, inciting the adjudicator, Justice Okon Abang, to declare him as having bounced bail in a decision conveyed on November 18, 2020.
The adjudicator, in the November 18 decision, repudiated the bail prior allowed him. He requested his capture and coordinated that his preliminary would continue in his nonappearance.
There was likewise no legal counselor to speak to him or his organization accused along of him as his subsequent respondent.