The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arrested a former Federal High Court judge, Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, on the premises of a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja after charges against her were struck out by the court.
Ofili-Ajumogobia was arrested by about 10 EFCC officials and driven away in a white Toyota Hilux with Abuja number plate BWR 637AT.
The dismissed judge, who wore a cast on her right leg, had attempted to leave the courtroom after Justice Hakeem Oshodi struck out the 30 counts bordering on corruption and abuse of office brought against her and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Godwin Obla.
Ofili-Ajumogobi and Obla were arrested by the EFCC in 2016. Read more