BREAKING: Court sentences Olisa Metuh to seven years in prison after four-year trial

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on February 25, 2020 at 4:16pm A Federal High Court in Abuja has sentenced Olisa Metuh to seven years in prison. Olisa Metu was the former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The embattled politician has been under trial for money laundering and criminal diversion of funds to the tune of N400 million. Justice Okon Abang handed down the sentence in his judgement on seven counts brought against Metuh and his company, Destra investment, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The judgment came after the court found Metuh, guilty of some of the charges leveled against him. Justice Okon Abang found Metuh guilty of count 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the corrupt charges leveled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The judge held that Metuh, who had been standing trial for alleged N400m fraud should have known that the money he received was the proceeds of crime. EFCC had arraigned Metuh on charges for allegedly laundering the sum of N400m as PDP former spokesperson during the tenure of former President Goodluck Jonathan. The anti-graft agency had accused Metuh of receiving the money from the Office of the National Security Adviser, NSA. Metuh was arraigned alongside his company Destra Investment Ltd. However, the judge held that “Olisa Metuh and Destra Investment Ltd were guilty on count 1 for taking possession and control of N400m from the Office of the National Security Adviser which he ought to know was a proceed of crime.” ”Guilty on count 2 for converting the sum of N400m to fund PDP activities and for his personal use. Metuh and Destra Investment Ltd were also found guilty of count 3 for concealing the sum of N400m, a proceed of crime received from the ONSA. The judge also found Metuh and his company guilty of count 4 using N400m of taxpayers money from ONSA to fund the campaign activities of PDP. The erstwhile PDP spokesman was also found guilty of count 7 for transferring N51.7m to one Anthony Anene which was part of the N400 Million paid to his office by ONSA. Tags: Read more: The Nation Nigeria

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BREAKING: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Laundering N400mBREAKING: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Laundering N400m yeee🥶🥶🥶 baba go die for kpanti oh Chai,olisa metuh don go prison ooooo. Okon Abang had been an arch enemy of Metuh since their days in the Law School,he will get justice in Appeal Court

UPDATES: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Money Laundering, Six Other Charges In N400m Fraud CaseLIVE UPDATES: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Money Laundering, Three Other Charges In N400m Fraud Case “I agree with the prosecution that Metuh’s claims are tissues of lies... I find the first and second defendants guilty on count 4.' so how many years ? People no get conscience ooo! $2M and also N400M Something must kill a man!!! These people been stealing our future... 400m... And just 7yrs?

UPDATES: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Money Laundering, Four Other Charges In N400m Fraud CaseLIVE UPDATES: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Money Laundering, Three Other Charges In N400m Fraud Case “I agree with the prosecution that Metuh’s claims are tissues of lies... I find the first and second defendants guilty on count 4.' 'Democracy in danger' He should go to jail!!!! Stupid judge, APC and PDP spent billions to win the election, APC spent more again in 2019, who's on trial? Can't be setting different standards for the same men in a contest

BREAKING: Court finds Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trialIs he going to jail Na only you swallow 400mil? Going...going.... and soon to be gone to jail. I hope the jail term will be commensurate with the offence?

BREAKING: Court convicts Olisa Metuh over N400m – Daily TrustA Federal High Court in Abuja has convicted former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Olisa Metuh for receiving N400m from former NSA, retired Col. Sambo Dasuki. Justice Okon Abang on Tuesday held that Metuh could not prove that the money was approved by former President Goodluck Jonathan for the 2015 general elections. He added that … Demikiwala militaryblower I'm glad to hear this. How many years is he serving for this one. That's what I want to know Finally

BREAKING: Court Finds Olisa Metuh Guilty Of Count One In N400m Fraud | Sahara Reporterswhat of others that are still walking freely that has embezzled more than he? We are just deceiving our self. that's proceedings what is the final verdict? Before nko... He no fit win when especially na the person wey them say you thief naim still come dey pass your judgment... Sorry Sir



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