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British Authorities bars Diezani from leaving UK

British Authorities bars Diezani from leaving UK

Due to the current investigation bothering on bribery and money laundering by the National Crime Agency (NCA) of the UK, Nigeria’s former Petroleum Resources Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison Madueke has been barred from leaving the country.

Insiders revealed that Mrs. Alison-Madueke, and all those who were arrested are now high risk individuals and have also been advised with tampering with any kind of evidence.

The NCA which effected the arrest of Alison-Madueke, and the four other people had been on the case since 2013.

According to a statement of its website, the agency stated “On Friday 2nd October, the National Crime Agency’s recently formed International Corruption Unit arrested five people across London as part of an investigation into suspected bribery and money laundering offences.

All five people arrested were released on conditional police bail later that evening, pending further investigation both in the UK and overseas.

The investigation commenced in 2013 under the Proceeds of Corruption Unit, and transferred to the NCA earlier this year. For more information on the International Corruption Unit

 

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