Suspected internet fraudster, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha, had his day in court today, 25th November 2019 following his arrest over involvement in alleged fraud and money laundering.
The suspect pleaded not guilty to the N33billion money laundering and Internet crime charges filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Mompha was arraigned before Justice Mohammed Liman of the Federal High Court on a 14-count charge this morning November 25th.
Following his ”Not guilty” plea, the presiding judge ordered that he be remanded in prison custody and adjourned the case till Friday November 29th for hearing of his bail application and commencement of trial.
Recall that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over the weekend filed 14 charges against the social media celebrity after threats of suing the commission over illegal detainment without evidence.