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Police To Declare Senator Bukola Saraki Wanted




There is a strong indication that the operatives of the Nigerian police force, Special Fraud Unit, may declare embattled former governor of kwara state, Senator Bukola Saraki, wanted this week over allegations of theft, fraud and money laundering.
A highly-placed security source at the weekend told Nigerian Pilot Sunday that the SFU would officially declare the embattled senator wanted if he fails to honour the invitation by the police for the third time.
The police alleged that the embattled senator was wanted for siphoning $1 million to his private account.
The police insisted that the former governor transferred the said amount to his personnel account using foreign currencies that was domiciled in his name.
“There are several unusual cash inflows into the dollar domiciliary account of Carlislie Properties and Investment Limited by Polybags Industry (Nig) Ltd.
According to the police affidavit, payments of between USD4,500 and USD10,000(8), at separate times in August 24, 2010 amounting to $78,000, was traced to the embattled former governor.
The police further added that different individuals like Abdul Adama and Garba Dare were used to launder millions of dollars out of the country.
In a counter affidavit deposed to by Jonah Wutu, a police officer attached to the legal/ prosecution section of the force CID Abuja, the police alleged that the background investigation revealed that Saraki’s companies were involved in money laundering, at various times, amounting to over N4 billion.
The police counter affidavit was in response to an earlier one deposed by the senator asking the court to stop the police from investigating, arresting and prosecuting him over the alleged fraud.

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