An operative of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mohammed Idris, who exposed how Attorney-General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in leaked audio has been detained and kept at a facility of the anti-graft agency in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
Idris was heard in a viral audio revealing how Malami is allegedly peddling influence to unfreeze bank accounts of high net-worth individuals in a leaked conversation he(Idris) had with the younger brother of a crime suspect.
According to SaharaReporters, the EFCC operative, a lawyer and policeman, is in detention of the anti-graft agency quoting his colleague, “Yes, he’s detained. He was arrested when the audio leaked to media and was published. He is being detained at the EFCC in Abuja.”