Lebanese man alleged to be Mompha’s accomplice arrested in N1.8b Lagos home with charms


The EFCC has arrested a Lebanese recognized as Hamza Koudeih suspected to be an accomplice of Dubai-based Nigerian instagram movie star, Ismaila Mustapha a.okay.a .

The EFCC arrested Koudeih after a three-hour stand-off at his N1.eight billion luxurious condo in the 33-storey Eko Atlantic Pearl Tower, Victoria Island, Lagos. It was learnt that he and his spouse refused opening the door to their condo and in addition refused responding to appeals by the constructing’s chief safety officer.

The suspect who alongside and different arrested suspects are allegedly kingpins of a community of cyber criminals who laundered N33 billion by means of three corporations, lived in an condo which was fortified with triple strengthened fire-proof door and closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras, making it troublesome for the operatives to acquire entrance.

However after EFCC operatives gained entry into the condo after making an attempt to break down the door with breaching instruments, his spouse claimed that her husband had escaped by means of the window although they lived in the topmost flooring.

Koudeih was discovered hiding in the ceiling and a fire-proof protected containing totally different charms and talismans in calabashes was uncovered after a search was carried out in his bed room.

Two luxurious vehicles had been recovered from the suspect who claimed the charms had been his “prayer objects”.

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Koudeih and his spouse’s immigration standing are presently being investigated. native and worldwide legislation enforcement businesses are mentioned to have indicated curiosity to collaborate in the investigation.

“Investigations have also revealed that uses a firm known as Ismalob Global Investments Limited to perpetrate about N14 billion money laundering while Koudeih also operate two firms namely: THK Services Limited and CHK properties Limited to launder about N19 billion.”



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