Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been invited for questioning by the Department of State Services (DSS).
He was said to have arrested over allegations that he owns four properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds abroad through a third party.
Magu was approached at the Wuse II office of the DSS on Monday afternoon and was believed to be undergoing interrogation at the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive at the time of filling this report.
The DSS in a 2016 report revealed that accused of living in a N40m mansion paid for by one Umar Mohammed, a retired air commodore who is allegedly involved in shady deals.
“In December 2010, the Police Service Commission (PSC) found Magu guilty of action prejudicial to state security – withholding of EFCC files, sabotage, unauthorised removal of EFCC files and acts unbecoming of a police officer, and awarded him severe reprimand as punishment.”
More details are emanating.
Ibrahim Magu is a Nigerian police officer who was appointed Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on 9 November 2015 after chairman Ibrahim Lamorde was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari.