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EFCC Arrests, Releases Blogger, Abubakar Usman For Cyber Stalking

 

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, arrested  a blogger, MrAbubakarSidiq Usman, for offences bordering on cyber stalking.

The suspect who is the publisher of Abusidiqu.com was picked up at his Kubwa, Abuja home in the early hours of yesterday by some operatives of the EFCC and was questioned over the alleged offence which contravenes sections of the Cyber Crime Act.

The EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren said the suspect was offered administrative bail as at the time of going to press and would be released to his elected sureties.

Usman had reported in his blog that regular members of staff at the EFCC are complaining that they are being bullied by the acting chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu.

The report also alleged that “Recently, MrMagu started by victimising ‘Protective Core Operatives’ of the EFCC due to a revelation given to him by the arrested air chief who is a close ally of himself and his Godfather NSA, Monguno.”

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