18th July 2024
Crime & Investigation News

BREAKING: Bobrisky Still In EFCC Custody, Fails To Meet Bail Conditions

BREAKING: Bobrisky Still In EFCC Custody, Fails To Meet Bail Conditions

Notorious cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye alias Bobrisky is still in the custody of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for failure to meet Bail conditions.

The Lagos State Command of the EFCC, Wednesday, detained Bobrisky over the abuse of naira, spraying of naira notes and currency mutilation.

The spokesperson for the EFCC, Dele Oyewale, confirmed the report of his bail and failure to meet the conditions on Thursday.

Oyewale said, “He has been granted administrative bail but yet to meet bail conditions.”

Meanwhile, EFCC on Thursday filed a six-count charge before a Federal High Court Lagos against Bobrisky over alleged money laundering and mutilation of the naira.

According to the charge, labelled FHC/l/244c/2024, the defendant was said to have committed the offence on March 24, at Circle Mall, Jakande in the Lekki area of Lagos.

The agency alleged that he tampered with the cumulative sum of N400,000 while dancing during a social event, by spraying the same in various tranches.

The prosecution also alleged that the defendant trading under the name and style of BobExpress between Sept. 1, 2021 and April 4, also failed to submit to the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering , a declaration of the activities of his company.

According to the EFCC, within the said period, the sum of N128 million was paid into the company’s account.

It alleged that within same period the defendant failed to submit a declaration to the unit, of his company, where the sum of N53 million was paid.

The offences contravene the provisions of sections 21(1) Central Bank Act 2007, and 19 Money Laundering Act 2022.

According to News Agency of Nigeria, the defendant will be arraigned on Friday, April 5.

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