Court dismisses Mompha’s No-Case Application, asks him to open his defense immediately

A Federal High Court sitting has dismissed a ‘no case’ application filed by Instagram Big Boy, Mr. Ismail Mustapha, aka Mompha, who is facing a N32.9 billion fraud charge.

During the court hearing in Lagos, on Thursday, Justice Mohammed Liman held that the evidence and testimonies of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witnesses established a prima facie case against Mompha, requiring him to explain himself.

The presiding judge directed Mompha and his co- defendant to open their defence on March 10. Mustapha, alias Mompha, and his firm, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd, were on March 4, 2020 re-arraigned before Liman on 22 counts of alleged money laundering and cyber fraud.

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