Operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) have again arrested former National Security Adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki.
The former NSA was reportedly picked up from his home this morning, December 1, by the DSS. Sources told Legit.ng he was taken to the DSS office in Abuja.
The operatives reportedly ordered the former security chief out of his residence and drove him away amidst tight security cover.
The embattled former National Security Adviser is standing trial on a five-count charge of money laundering and illegal possession of firearms.
His Abuja residence has been under siege by operatives of the DSS who placed him under house arrest despite a court order by the Federal High Court granting the retired colonel a request for his passport to be released, to enable him receive treatment abroad.
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But the federal government declined to allow Dasuki travel on the ground that he was yet to clarify some issues relating to fresh allegations of money laundering against him.
However, Dasuki’s allegation that security agents laid siege to his Abuja home and prevented him from travelling as ordered by the Federal High Court on November 3, was also denied by the government.
Meanwhile, a former minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, has been arrested together with other top officials from the office of the National Security Adviser over the controversial arms procurement scandal surrounding former NSA, Sambo Dasuki.
According to Premium Times, Yuguda was arrested in Abuja Monday afternoon, November 30, and has been questioned by detectives.