A domestic staff who reportedly drugged a former minister of finance, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu is now on the run after being declared wanted by the police.

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A junior steward, Peter Udoh who allegedly drugged and robbed former finance minister, Dr. Kalu Idika Kalu has been declared wanted and on the trail of the police.

A report by PM Express gathered that the incident occurred late August at the former minister’s Lagos residence in Ikoyi, Lagos. The suspect, a native of Ogoja, Cross River State, was working as a steward in the Kalu’s household at the time of the incident.

According to family source, the suspect laced the septuagenarian former minister’s coffee with an unknown substance that made him fall deeply asleep immediately after drinking it.

Ex-minister, Kalu Idika Kalu
Inset: Ex-minister, Kalu Idika Kalu

He thereafter invited accomplices who were already on standby to ransack the house for items they considered valuable. Some of the items they stole included, money, wrist watches, jewelry, mobile phones, laptops, an iPad and documents.

It was learned that some of the stolen items had been recovered from a shop in Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos. Spokesman for the police in Lagos, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, could however not confirm the number of suspects in custody over the incident.

The former minister reportedly traveled to the United States immediately after the incident.

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