Saraki In More Trouble As AGF Orders Fresh Ultimatum In Senate Forgery Case

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Bukola Saraki

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami has handed down a two week ultimatum to the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation and the Police to prefer charges against the suspects who were responsible for forging the Senate Standing Orders used for the proclamation of the current 8th Senate.

According to news source, Punch, top source within the Federal Ministry of Justice and Police headquarters confirmed the directive handed down by the Minister of Justice of the Federation.

According to investigations, it was revealed that the Minister of Justice called for the case file last week and found out that nothing had been done since July 29, 2015 when a prosecution of the yet-to-be-identified suspects was recommended.

The Minister also found out that the file had requested through the Ministry the Police to further investigation into the matter in order to reveal the suspects and individual roles played in the forgery.

According to sources, unraveled suspected will be charged with “criminal conspiracy, forgery, breach of official trust and unlawful assembly said to have contravened various provisions of Penal Code”.

Recall that the Senate Standing Orders 2015 a document alleged to be a forged version of the 2011 version was used for the leadership election of the Senate which saw Dr. Bukola Saraki into office as the Senate President and Ike Ekweremadu as his deputy, shortly after the 8th Senate was proclaimed on June 9, 2015.

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