The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested a former Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Abdullahi Dikko Inde, over allegations of financial crimes, Daily Trust has gathered.
A top EFCC source told Daily Trust that Inde arrived at the Abuja; Wuse II Headquarters of the Commission at about 10 am yesterday and was still being grilled by EFCC detectives as at press time
It was learnt that the former Customs boss is being grilled over two key allegations bordering on criminal conspiracy, diversion of public funds, theft, abuse of office and living above legitimate means.
Inde, the source revealed, is being grilled over the source of the funds with which he acquired the palatial mansion valued at over N2 billion located at 1, Audu Ogbe Street, Jabi Abuja.
“There is also a further allegation that he diverted over N40 billion from Customs coffers. The funds were allegedly drawn from proceeds of the 7% cost of collection and 1% comprehensive import supervision scheme,” the source added.
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