Reference: 250/2015

Judgement Details


Date
26/05/2016
Court
OF CRIMINAL APPEAL (INFERIOR)
Judiciary
GRIMA EDWINA
Parties
THE POLICE vs UGOJI ANTINUKE NNE
Judgement Type
FINAL JUDGEMENT

Keywords / Summary


Summary
This case related to money laundering. The Court having established that appellant was found in possession of a certain amount of money, having concluded that appellant did not justify the source of that money not even on a balance of probabilities by her evidence, having established that appellanthad direct links during her short stays in Malta both with Charity Ofame Ovbiagele and her boyfriendFerdinand Onovo, having been proven that these two persons are facing drug trafficking and money laundering charges in Malta the Court could not but conclude that the explanation provided by appellant that she had no knowledge or suspicion that the money in her possession was linked to an underlying criminal activity did not suffice at law to erase the evidence brought forward by the Prosecutionthat the money in question of €30000 was linked to drug trafficking and that appellant necessarily knew or suspected the illegal activity taking place. The conviction was confirmed.




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