Reports flying around the social media space states that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has reportedly seized the international passport of popular celebrity businessman, Obinna Iyiegbu aka Obi Cubana.
According to Punch, his international passport was taken to stop him from traveling out of the country while investigation is still on.
Contrary to the report of his release, the businessman is still in the custody of EFCC.
“Obi Cubana has not been released, he is still having quality sessions with investigators over alleged money laundering running into millions of naira and tax fraud,” a source revealed.
“He will be released when he has satisfactorily responded to all questions relating to his involvement in various illegal deals. As part of investigation, his travel document has been temporarily seized pending the conclusion of investigations.”
However, the spokesperson of the commission, Wilson Uwujaren confirmed that Obi Cubana is still in custody, but does not have any information on the seizure of his international passport.
The businessman was arrested on November 1, 2021 for alleged money laundering and tax fraud.