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N7.1bn fraud trial: Court prohibits FG from retrying ex-Gov Orji Kalu

The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja this morning gave an order prohibiting the Federal government through its agent, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or any of its agents from retrying former governor of Imo State Chief Orji Kalu over N7.1bn alleged fraud for which he has served some jail term.

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Justice Inyang Ekwo held in his judgment that there was no order from the Supreme Court that Kalu should face a retrial on the same charge and offence.

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