A notorious illegal tax kingpin, Mr. Saasa Ajav has been handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
He was handed over to EFCC by the Benue State Police Command, alongside two others.
Mr Saasa Ajav alongside, Mr. Angulu Abdu and Mr. Chiahemba Ikyo were handed over to the EFCC on Monday, September 6, for onward prosecution over crimes bordering on economic sabotage.
The trio were arrested by the Benue State Internal Revenue Service (BIRS) tax force on Illegal collections over the weekend.
While Mr. Angulu Abdu and Mr. Chiahemba Ikyo were apprehended for operating an illegal revenue point at airport, Gboko/Ihugh road, Mr. Ajav was arrested at Vandeikya Local Government Area. Read HERE
A statement by BIRC said the EFCC shall continue the investigation and subsequent prosecution.
Meanwhile, the Executive Chairman BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam has vowed to leave no stone unturned in the fight against Illegal tax activity while reemphasizing that there will be no sacred cows in the execution of this mandate.