Recently, news of the arrest of popular businessman, Chief Innocent Chukwuma who is the CEO of Innoson Motors, went viral after news went round that he was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), at his Enugu.
EFCC in the heat of the whole issue has decided to explain the scene that played out and what led to the arrest of the industrialist.
According to EFCC, “A well-known industrialist Chief Innocent Chukwuma popularly known by his company’s name, INNOSON, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. He was picked up at about 11am at his Savage Crescent, GRA Enugu residence today Tuesday December 19, 2017.
“His arrest followed his refusal to honour invitation by the Commission having earlier jumped an administrative bail granted him in a case being investigated by the Capital Market and Insurance Fraud Unit of the Commission’s Lagos office.
“Chukwuma rather than honouring invitation by the EFCC, mobilized six truckloads of thugs pretending to be staff of his company to his residence, where they manhandled EFCC operatives.
“It took reinforcement from the Enugu office of the EFCC to effect the arrest of the industrialist who is currently being grilled by a team of investigators.”