Appeal court nullifies Olisa Metuh’s imprisonment, orders fresh trial

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The sitting in Abuja has nullified the seven-year sentence handed down Olisa Metuh, former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party.

In its ruling on Thursday, the court held that Okon Abang, judge of a federal court in Abuja, exhibited bias in the case of the former PDP spokesman.

The had arraigned Metuh on seven counts of money laundering for allegedly receiving N400 million from the of the national security adviser.

On February 25, 2020, the trial court pronounced him guilty on all counts of money laundering and sentenced him seven years in prison.

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