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Metuh Pleads Not Guilty To Destruction Of Evidence Charges, As EFCC Drags Him To Court Again

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The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, on Thursday, pleaded not guilty to a two count charge bothering on alleged destruction of evidence, leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Metuh, who was arraigned before the Federal High Court in Abuja is accused of an offence which is said to be contrary to sections 166 and 326 of the Penal Code Act.

Recall that the EFCC alleged that Metuh destroyed the confessionary statement which he made under caution to the operatives of the anti-graft agency.

The PDP spokesperson has been on remand in prison, pending when he would fulfil the bail conditions imposed on him by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
He is being prosecuted before the Federal High Court in Abuja with respect to charges of his alleged involvement in the N2.1bn arms procurement.