Nigerian Government Files New Charges Against Hezbollah Suspects
Prosecutors on Monday filed 10 additional charges against three Lebanese businessmen charged with terrorism and illegal arms possession.
The additional charges are on illegal arms importation, possession and storage of arms and money laundering.
The three defendants Mustapha Fawaz, Abdallah Thahini and Talal Ahmad Roda all pleaded not guilty to all sixteen charges.
At the resumed hearing of charges of terrorism preferred against the three Lebanese businessmen who are suspected members of Hezbollah, the director public prosecution, Simeon Igede, called three witnesses, who testified against the defendants.
The second witness, who was masked and code named DSS Two, denied any knowledge of the Amigo supermarket and Wonderland amusement park belonging to the first defendant, Mustapha Fawaz, but under cross examination, he told the court that he conducted a search in the two premises and discovered arms and ammunition.