The Nigerian Police has arraigned a member of the House of Representatives for Port Harcourt City Local Government Constituency II, Chinyere Igwe, before a Federal High Court in Port Harcourt over an allegation of money laundering.
The charge against Igwe includes an allegation of being n possession of $498, 100 on February 24, 2023, during a police stop-and-search operation.
When the charge was read, the accused pleaded not guilty.
His counsel, however, made an application for bail which was objected to by the police counsel.
Trial judge, Justice Stephen Daylop-Pam after listening to the argument, adjourned till March 14, 2023, for bail consideration.
He, thereafter, directed that the accused should be sent to Nigerian Police Clinic for medical attention.