Court dismisses Mompha’s No-Case Application, asks him to open his defense immediately

A Federal High Court sitting has dismissed a ‘no case’ application filed by Instagram Big Boy, Mr. Ismail Mustapha, aka Mompha, who is facing a N32.9 billion fraud charge.

Mompha: court dismisses his Application

During the court hearing in Lagos, on Thursday, Justice Mohammed Liman held that the evidence and testimonies of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witnesses established a prima facie case against Mompha, requiring him to explain himself.

The presiding judge directed Mompha and his co- defendant to open their defence on March 10. Mustapha, alias Mompha, and his firm, Ismalob Global Investment Ltd, were on March 4, 2020 re-arraigned before Liman on 22 counts of alleged money laundering and cyber fraud.