Reports have it that Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has gotten approval to confiscate cash seized from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Deziani Alison-Madueke and four others, who were briefly detained on Friday by the agency on allegations of bribery and money laundering.
According to The Will, the NCA sought the approval at Westminster Magistrates Court on Monday and it was approved under the Proceeds of Crime Act.
It is however yet to be confirmed, how much was confiscated.
The Court said no formal charges have been filed against Deziani and the others who are yet to be identified publicly.
The former Minister and others who were all granted bail, did mot appear in court. According to the court, they did not have to appear.