The Uyo Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Barrister Samuel Ebitu alongside six others, for allegedly stealing the sum of Thirteen Million, One Hundred and Seventy-One Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifteen Naira Twenty-Five kobo (N13,171,415.25) only
from the account of a deceased police officer.
They were arraigned before Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on two-count charges bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretence.
The six others are Eimbuk Godwin Edet, Michael Jeremiah Isong, Sunny Isong, Godwin Ekanem, Emmanuel Jackson Isong and Harrison Ofuomah Emamoke.
Specifically, the widow of a late Chief Superintendent of Police, Godwin Edet Umoren raised a petition against the defendants for allegedly diverting the said sum of money from the account of her dead husband.