EFCC reportedly seize Obi Cubana’s passport as commission’s spokesperson says he is yet to be released


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has reportedly confiscated the passport of socialite and businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu popularly called Obi Cubana, who was arrested on Monday November 1, for alleged money laundering and tax fraud.

According THE PUNCH, the seizure of his travel document was to make sure he doesn’t leave the country while under investigation. A source in the commission however claims he
is yet to be released.

“Obi Cubana has not been released, he is still having quality sessions with investigators over alleged money laundering running into millions of naira and tax fraud.

He will be released when he has satisfactorily responded to all
questions relating to his involvement in various illegal deals. As part of investigation, his travel document has been temporarily seized pending the conclusion of investigations.” a source in the commission said.

The EFCC spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, who also spoke to PUNCH confirmed that Obi Cubana is still in custody and said he has no information on the seizure of his passport.

Credit: Naija news

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