UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) sought the approval of a London court to legally confiscate cash seized from Nigeria’s former Petroleum Minister, Mrs.Deziani Alison-Madueke and four others. They had been briefly detained on Friday by the agency on allegations of bribery and money laundering but released under bail. Read here
The NCA filed the application at the Westminster Magistrates Court and was approved under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
As reported by THEWILL, the Court said no formal charges have been filed against Deziani and the others who are yet to bepublicly identified.
As at the time of filing,the former Minister and others who were all granted bail were not in court.
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