Alleged N2.1bn Fraud: How I withdrew N40 million cash for Dokpesi- Aide
London, Jan. 19, 2018 (AltAfrika)-Personal Assistant to the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, the owner of AIT in Nigeria, Gabriel Argorye who is standing as a Prosecution witness in fraud case against his master, on Friday testified how he withdrew N40 million for his boss, Chief Raymond Dokpesi from his First Bank account.
Agorye who is the 11th prosecution witness in the case of N2.1bn alleged fraud against Dokpesi, told the court that he was Dokpesi’s personal assistant and ran errands for him.
The witness who was led in evidence by Mr Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), the prosecuting counsel before an Abuja High Court also said that some monies were paid into his personal account which he withdrew and gave to his boss.
Under cross examination by Mr Kanu Agabi (SAN), the witness further told the court that he did not know the source of the monies that he withdrew for Dokpesi’s from his account, adding, he did not know if the money was proceeds of an illegitimate transaction.
“I cannot say that the source of the money was illegitimate, and I do not know the uses to which the monies were put to,” he said.
Justice John Tsoho, the trial judge discharged the witness and adjourned the matter to Feb. 6 and 7, 2018 for continuation of the matter.