The former Imo state governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha’s daughter, Uloma Nwosu has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had no legal justification to arrest her father on Tuesday, May 24.
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It can be recalled that on Tuesday, May 24, The EFCC invaded the Abuja residence of the presidential aspirant to effect his arrest after he reportedly jumped bail and refused to accept court processes from the commission.
While she was Speaking in an interview with Arise TV today May 25, she said the EFCC operatives failed to present any legal document or arrest warrant to justify breaking into their Abuja home and forcefully arresting the politician.
“The way they (EFCC operatives) had presented themselves did not show that it was something that was official, because there was no legal documents supporting their action. So you could say it was illegal battery or whatever we may call it. At this point, I was also scared as well, because it didn’t look official, it didn’t look like something that was done right. So of course we were afraid for His Excellency’s life, and that is why he requested something that was simple: ‘give us a document, give us a paper, a court order.’”she said
She said no one has heard from him since he was arrested at about 6.30pm on Tuesday.