The Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) has insisted it has a valid court order to detain Mr Olisa Metuh.
Counsel to the EFCC , Mr. Rotimi Jacobs said that contrary to the insinuation that Metuh is being held unlawfully, the commission had obtained an order of a court in line with the administration of Criminal Justice Act, approving the detention of the politician pending the completion of investigation into the allegations against him.
Meanwhile, EFCC says it has filed a seven count charge of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering against the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Olisa Metuh.
According Channelstv, the charges are; Mr Metuh transferred the sum of $1 million dollars through his agent, Nneka Nicole Ararume, to one Sie iyenome of Capital Field Investment committing an offense contrary to Section One of the Money Laundering Act.
He is also accused of receiving the sum of N400 million from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki, without a contract contrary to the Money Laundering Act.
Mr Metuh, is also accused of converting the said money to funds for political activities of the People’s Democratic Party.