There was viral reports alleging that the chairman of Innoson Motors, Innocent Chukwuma, was arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC).
EFCC who has however confirmed the arrest which sparked protest at Innoson motors headquarters. The anti-graft agency wrote;
EFCC Arrests Innocent Chukwuma (Innoson)
A well-known industrialist Chief Innocent Chukwuma popularly known by his company’s name, INNOSON, has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC . He was picked up at about 11am at his Savage Crescent, GRA Enugu residence today Tuesday December 19, 2017.
His arrest followed his refusal to honour invitation by the Commission having earlier jumped an administrative bail granted him in a case being investigated by the Capital Market and Insurance Fraud Unit of the Commission’s Lagos office.
Chukwuma rather than honoring invitation by the EFCC, mobilized six truckloads of thugs pretending to be staff of his company to his residence, where they manhandled EFCC operatives.
It took reinforcement from the Enugu office of the EFCC to effect the arrest of the industrialist who is currently being grilled by a team of investigators.