Our Reporter

The Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned a member of the Presidential Committee on procurement of arms and tools within the Armed Forces, Air Commodore Umar Mohammed (retd.), at a Federal Excessive Courtroom in Abuja.

Mohammed was re-arraigned along with his firm, Straightforward Jet Built-in Providers Restricted, earlier than Justice Inyang Ekwo.

They have been re-arraigned on an amended five-count cost bordering on cash laundering, unlawful possession of firearms and possession of official paperwork with out lawful authority.

Mohammed pleaded not responsible to all counts, simply as identical plea was entered for his firm.

Following the not responsible plea, prosecuting counsel, Mr Sanusi Dakat, prayed the court docket for a date to start trial.

Counsel to the defendant, Mr Y. D. Dangana, prayed the court docket to re-admit Mohammed to bail on the situations earlier granted by the earlier judges he was arraigned earlier than.

In his ruling, Justice Ekwo admitted Mohammed to bail on the phrases earlier granted and adjourned the matter until October 12 to 15 for trial.

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