Thursday, December 17

AIT boss Raymond Dokpesi released from prison

Chairman of DAAR Communications PLC, Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been released from Kuje Prison, after meeting his bail conditions. The court registrar verified and confirmed the various documents submitted by the sureties before Justice Gabriel Kolawole signed for his release.

The AIT boss allegedly received N2.1b from former National Security Adviser,Sambo Dasuki.
Dokpesi on December 14, 2015, appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja to face money laundering charges, and subsequently granted bail with some conditions to fulfil.Following his inability to meet his bail conditions, he was remanded at Kuje prisons.

The AIT chairman was asked to produce two sureties with N200 million each to fulfill the bail conditions. The presiding judge, Justice Gabriel Kolawole, also said the first surety should be a serving or retired director in the civil service while the second surety should be a private investor who has paid tax for at least the last three years.

Dokpesi was also instructed to submit his international passport.

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