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Obi Cubana reported to still be in EFCC custody, passport confiscated

Contrary to the viral reports that popular socialite, Obinna Iyiegbu a.k.a Obi Cubana has been released, a source confirmed that the celebrity businessman spent his second night in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), with his passport confiscated.

Obi Cubana was arrested on Monday for alleged money laundering and tax fraud. However, his colleague and friend, Instigator via his Instagram page confirmed that he had been released by the EFCC.

He wrote: “Thank u Jesus!! @obi_cubana is free. We gat Jesus!!! . Dis Dance is for all my fans. I love u all.”

On the other hand, Obi Cubana also made a post suggesting he had been released. He posted a picture with the caption, “Okpataozueora! I love you ALL!”

However, countering the earlier impression of his release, the PUNCH reported that he was still in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and reportedly confiscated his passport.

It was gathered that the seizure of his travel document was to prevent him from leaving the country while under investigation.

The source stated, “Obi Cubana has not been released, he is still having quality sessions with investigators over alleged money laundering running into millions of naira and tax fraud.

He will be released when he has satisfactorily responded to all questions relating to his involvement in various illegal deals. As part of an investigation, his travel document has been temporarily seized pending the conclusion of investigations.”

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