Again, Supreme Court Upholds Five-Year Sentence of Farouk Lawan…details

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The Supreme Court has upheld the five years sentence of former House of Representatives member, Farouk Lawan, for receiving a bribe of $500,000 from businessman Femi Otedola.

Having tried Lawan for receiving $500,000 bribe during a legislative probe into the fuel subsidy regime in 2012.

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However, Lawan’s appeal sought to set aside the February 24, 2022 judgment of the Court of Appeal in Abuja, which sentenced him to a five-year jail term and discharged him on two out of the three counts on the corruption charge brought against him by the Federal Government.

…more details coming soon.

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