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BREAKING: Kenyan Police Apprehends Binance Executive Nadeem Anjarwalla

Kenyan police detain Binance executive Nadeem Anjarwalla, paving the way for his extradition to Nigeria following his escape from custody.

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BREAKING: Kenyan Police Apprehends Binance Executive Nadeem Anjarwalla
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Kenyan police detain Binance executive Nadeem Anjarwalla, paving the way for his extradition to Nigeria following his escape from custody.

Government sources confirm the imminent extradition, signaling progress in the joint effort between law enforcement agencies to address financial infractions.

In a significant turn of events, the Kenya Police Service has detained Nadeem Anjarwalla, a Binance executive who fled Nigeria, with plans for his extradition to Nigeria already in motion, according to government insiders.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, government sources disclosed, “Binance executive, Nadeem Anjarwalla, has been apprehended by the Kenya Police Service, and he is slated for extradition to Nigeria this week by INTERPOL.”

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Another source emphasized, “As previously indicated, Anjarwalla’s extradition has been confirmed; he has been apprehended in Kenya and will soon be extradited to Nigeria.”

The latest developments come on the heels of a concerted effort involving the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), INTERPOL, the Nigeria Police Force, and the Kenyan Police Service to bring Anjarwalla to justice for alleged financial infractions.

Anjarwalla’s arrest signifies a crucial breakthrough in the ongoing investigation, highlighting international collaboration in combating financial crimes and ensuring accountability.

VerseNews recalls that the EFCC Chairman, Ola Olukoyede, had in the March edition of its bulletin titled, “EFCC Alert,” confirmed that the commission was working in conjunction with the International Criminal Police Organisation, the United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation, the governments of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, and Kenya to extradite Anjarwalla.

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Olukoyed said, “The takeover of the prosecution of Binance chiefs by the commission is no less a strong message in the direction of EFCC’s resolve to hedge in distortions and disruptions in the country’s forex market.

“Tax evasion, currency speculation, and money laundering to the tune of $35,400,000 and are at the foundation of the Commission’s five counts against Binance Holdings Limited, Tigran Gambaryan and Nadeem Anjarwalla, the company’s chief executives.

“While Gambaryan is currently in the Commission’s net, the process of extraditing the fleeing Anjarwalla is revving in full swing. Involved in partnership with the EFCC to nick Anjarwalla in flight are the International Criminal Police Organisation, the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation, the governments of the United Kingdom, Northern Ireland, and Kenya as the clock winds down to his arraignment in absentia alongside the company and Gambaryan.”

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