Again, Mompha’s absence stalls N6bn fraud trial

Independent NG

The Absence of social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha), again, on Thursday, stalled his alleged N6billion money laundering trial before an Ikeja Special Offences Court.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has in January 2022, charged Mompha and his company, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd., on eight counts of allegedly laundering six billion Naira.

Last week, Justice Mojisola Dada issued a bench warrant for his arrest following his absence in court.

The court also revoked the bail it earlier granted the defendant.

The social media celebrity was equally absent in court on June 16.

On June 10, the EFCC accused him of flouting the court’s order by travelling to Dubai with a new international passport.

On Thursday, EFCC counsel, Samuel Daji, told the court that the commission was still in the process of re-arresting Mompha and he asked the court to adjourn the case.

“My lord, we are still making frank efforts to re-arrest the defendant wherever and whenever he is found…

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