The Uyo Zonal Command of the EFCC, has arraigned  Barrister Samuel Ebitu alongside six others, for allegedly stealing  the sum of  N13,171,415.25 (Thirteen Million, One Hundred and Seventy-One Thousand, Four Hundred and Fifteen Naira, Twenty-Five kobo), from the account of a deceased police officer.

They were arraigned before Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, on  two-count charges bordering on conspiracy, forgery and obtaining by false pretence.

The six others are: Etimbuk Godwin Edet, Michael Jeremiah Isong, Sunny Isong, Godwin Ekanem, Emmanuel Jackson Isong and Harrison Ofuomah Emamoke.

Specifically,  widow of a late Chief Superintendent of Police, Godwin Edet Umoren  raised a petition against  the defendants for  allegedly  diverting  the said sum of money from the account of her dead husband.