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Cubana Chief Priest Appears In Court Over Naira Mutilation 

 

Instagram celebrity, Pascal Okechukwu, also known as Cubana Chief Priest has arrived at the Federal High Court, Lagos ahead of his arraignment for allegedly spraying and tampering with the naira at a social event, an act said to be contrary to the provisions of the Central Bank Act of 2007.

It was reported that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  filed a three-count charge against Cubana Chief Priest who would be arraigned today (Wednesday) before Justice Kehinde

The count charges read as follows; in Count 1, it was alleged, “that you, Okechukwu Pascal on 13th Feb. 2024, at Eko Hotel, within the jurisdiction of the court, while dancing during a social event, tampered with funds in the denomination of N500 (Five Hundred Naira) issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same for two hours, and you thereby committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007”.

In count 2, it was alleged, “that you Okechukwu Pascal sometime in 2020, in Lagos during a social event, tampered with funds in the denomination of N500 (Five Hundred Naira) issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same for two hours, and you thereby committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007”.

In Count 3, it was alleged, “that you Okechukwu Pascal sometime in January 2024, in Lagos during a social event, tampered with funds in the denomination of N500 (Five Hundred Naira) issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria by spraying same and you thereby committed an offence, contrary to and punishable under Section 21(1) of the Central Bank Act 2007”.

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This came after the EFCC arraigned controversial cross-dresser Idris Okuneye better known as Bobrisky on similar charges for which he was sentenced to a six-month jail term.

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