Anti-graft Agency raids property in Abuja, recovers cash, exotic cars
By Salihu Ali, Abuja
Operatives of Nigeria’s Anti-graft Agency, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has raided a property in Wuse 2 of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, owned by one K Salam Construction Company, a military contractor.
A press statement by the spokesperson of the commission Mrs Azuka Ogugua said, “the operatives raided the property Thursday, 16th June, 2022 between 5:00pm and 12:00am in suspicion of money laundering.”
The Statement noted that, “the Commission recovered money and other items from the property viz. N175,706,500; $220,965; G-Wagon; 2022 editions of BMW and Mercedes Benz cars; customized mobile phones; several designer wrist watches, including three Rolexes, and some property documents.”
It added that, The Commission arrested the Managing Director of K Salam Construction Company Nigeria Limited, Mr. Kabiru Sallau and investigation is ongoing.
“The Commission is yet to conclude its investigation and prefers not to preempt its outcome and also avoid the frenzy of a media trial.”