EFCC arrests Indian national for alleged fraud in Lagos


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned an Indian national for alleged fraud in Lagos.

Chandra Singh was arraigned before Justice I.O. Ijelu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos.

Singh was arraigned on Thursday, Nov. 24, on a 19-count charge bordering on alleged retention of stolen property and bribery to the tune of N816,361,386.7

The alleged offences according a statement by EFCC’s Head Media and Publicity Wilson Uwujaren, are contrary to Section 328 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2011, and Section 83 of the criminal law of Lagos State 2011.

The defendant is also alleged to have dishonestly retained the sum of $4,150 belonging to African Natural Resources and Mines Limited.

He pleaded “not guilty” to all the counts.