Maina's fleeing 21-year-old son arrested by security operatives

Maina's fleeing 21-year-old son arrested by security operatives

- The son of Abdulrasheed Maina, who was declared wanted by the Federal High Court has landed in custody

- Faisal who jumped bail was rounded up on Wednesday night, December 9, by security operatives

- The 21-year-old is facing a three-count charge on money laundering

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A report by Vanguard indicates that Faisal, the son of Abdulrasheed Maina, the former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) has been arrested.

According to the report, Faisal, was apprehended by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives on Wednesday night, December 9.

The anti-graft agency confirming the arrest of Maina's son to the court on Thursday, December 10, noted that the 21-year-old had jumped since June 24, 2020.

Faisal who was declared wanted by the Federal High Court in Abuja is facing a three-count charge on money laundering levelled against him by the anti-graft agency.

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Maina's fleeing 21-year-old son arrested by security operatives
The 21-year-old son of Abdulrasheed Maina has been arrested by security operatives. Photo credit: @AmigoSailor
Source: UGC

This development is coming after the former chairman of the defunct PRTT on Thursday, December 10, collapsed before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja during his trial.

Maina fainted when his lawyer, Anayo Adibe, was addressing the court before Justice Okon Abang who was presiding over his case at exactly 10:05 am.

The development forced the court proceeding to end in order for officials of the Correctional Service and family members of Maina to attend to him.

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that a Federal High Court in Abuja gave a House of Representatives member, Umar Sani Dan Galadima up till Friday, December 4 this year to produce Faisal.

Faisal who is being prosecuted before the court on money laundering related offences was granted bail in December 2019, with the lawmaker standing surety for him upon signing a N60 million bond.

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In a related development, the son of a former chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team said he escaped death on Monday, October 5 in Abuja.

The younger Maina also claimed that he was attacked by officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force in Gwarimpa, Abuja at about 8 pm on Monday, October 5.

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