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$2.1bn arms scandal: FG files money laundering charges against Dokpesi and DAAR communications

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The Federal Government has filed a six-count charge of alleged N2.1billion money laundering against the former chairman of DAAR Communications Plc owners of AIT and RayPower, Chief Raymond Dokpesi.‎ Daar Holding and Investment Limited was filed as co-defendant in the suit. Dokpesi and his company are being accused of violating the Money Laundering Act, the EFCC Act and the Public Procurement Act.

He is expected to appear before Justice Gabriel Kolawole‎ of the Federal High Court Abuja on Monday, December 14, 2015.

Dokpesi alongside the former National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki (rtd) were arrested on December 1st over the same allegation. ‎Dokpesi had in a statement last week said that the N2.1 billion he got from the Former NSA was for PDP media campaign during the general election and not for the purchase of arms.

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