Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Former Lawmaker Farouk Lawan Bags 7 Year Jail Term, Asked To Refund $500,000

 A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Apo, Abuja has convicted a former member of House of Representatives from Kano State, Farouk Lawan for receiving a $500,000 bribe from a businessman, Femi Otedola.

Justice Angella Otaluka convicted Lawan on the three-count charge on which he was tried by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offenses Commission (ICPC).

The judge sentenced him to seven years imprisonment in respect of counts one and two and five years on counts three.

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