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Metuh’s Lawyer Vows To Appeal ‘Bad Judgement’


Counsel to former Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Mr Olisa Metuh has mentioned that an attraction shall be filed shortly to evaluation the ‘bad judgement’ of a Federal Excessive Court docket in Abuja which sentenced his shopper to seven years in jail.

The trial decide, Justice Okon Abang, on Tuesday, convicted Metuh, on seven counts of cash laundering and legal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million.

Justice Abang sentenced Metuh to seven years imprisonment in respect to Counts One to Three.

On Depend 4, the previous PDP spokesman was sentenced to 5 years whereas he acquired seven, three and 7 years for Counts 5, Six, and Seven years respectively.

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He, nonetheless, held that every one the sentences ought to run concurrently, with impact from February 25, 2020.

Abel Ozioko, whereas briefing journalists after the judgement, mentioned the decide was finishing up an experiment on his shopper.

“The decide confessed that a difficulty like that is novel; in different phrases, he was finishing up an experiment.

“For me, it is a good instance of dangerous judgement, and we’ve got our attraction in our palms, I nonetheless trust within the legislation courtroom and we’re heading upstairs to the three smart males to know whether or not he’s proper or incorrect,” he maintained.

In the meantime, Channels Tv studies that Metuh, after the judgement, was taken to the Nigerian Correctional Service to start his jail phrases pending the listening to of an attraction when it’s finally filed.

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