Social media famous person, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha has instituted a N5 million lawsuit against the Monetary and Financial Crimes Rate EFCC over his contemporary arrest.
LIB had earlier reported that Mompha was once re-arrested ultimate Friday, August 14 when he went to the EFCC place of work in Ikoyi, Lagos to reclaim his five wristwatches, one Apple Air pod, one iPhone 8 mobile phone and one pair of sunglasses, seized in the course of the EFCC operatives ultimate October. Following a software via his felony skilled, Gboyega Oyewole (SAN), Justice Mohammed Liman had on July 24 ordered the EFCC to free up the items to Mompha.
Mompha had lengthy long gone to the EFCC to select his products ultimate Friday. He had quite left the EFCC premises when operatives of the anti-graft corporate waylaid him and took him into custody. EFCC spokesperson, Dele Oyewale, mentioned Mompha’s re-arrest was once connected to a modern set of cyber fraud charges.
In a suit filed previous than the Federal Most sensible Court docket Lagos via his felony skilled, Gboyega Oyewole (SAN) in this day and age August 18, Mompha prayed the court docket docket to mandate the EFCC to pay him N5m for what he termed his “unlawful re-arrest and detention.” He instructed the court docket docket to say that the continued seizure of the items violated his correct to own property underneath Phase 44 of the constitution.
The court docket docket is however to fix a date for the listening of Mompha’s suit.