2 Chinese Men Arrested for Bribing EFCC officer N50 million2 Chinese Men Arrested for Bribing EFCC officer N50 million
TheEconomic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arrested two Chinese nationals for offering N100 million bribe to a team that was investigating their company.
Head of the EFCC’s office sokoto, Mr Abdullahi Lawal, explained “Meng Wei Kun and Xu Kuoi of China Zhounghao Nigeria Limited, a construction company,
Offered a bribe him and his team to stop an investigation into the company’s operations.
In an investigation Tuesday, May 12, Lawal said the suspects’ company was being investigated for alleged offences of conspiracy, abuse of office, misappropriation, diversion of public funds and money laundering.
Mr Lawal said, “On May 7, 2020, I was contacted by Mr Meng Wei Kun, Managing Director, China Zhounghao Nig. Ltd, in respect of an ongoing investigation against their company.
“I and my investigating team were offered the sum of one hundred million naira to compromise the case.
“Few days after the agreed date, we agreed that I’ll be given half of the money, which was ready, at their office/residence, along Airport Road, Kasarawa, Sokoto.
“In a coordinated operation with a team of operatives,we arrested Mr Meng Wei Kun and Mr Xu Kuoi while receiving the bribe,
We sized N50 million, three laptops, five smartphones, and some relevant documents from them.
[EFCC] is in a string investigation against the construction company
Lawal also added: China Zhounghao Nigeria Limited is under investigation in connection with the execution of contracts.
For the construction of township roads in Gummi, Bukkuyun, Anka and Nassarawa towns of Zamfara State; and also the construction of 168 solar- powered boreholes in the 14 local government areas of the state.
The EFCC official assured that the suspects will be charged to court as soon as investigations have been concluded.
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