Court sentences Farouk Lawan to 7 years imprisonment




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An FCT High Court Tuesday Farouk Lawal to seven years imprisonment for collecting 500,000 dollars bribe.


Delivering judgment, Justice Angela Otaluka, the trial judge, ordered Lawan to restitute the 500, 000 dollars.
The EFCC charged Lawan with collecting 500,000 dollars of a three dollars bribe he solicited an oil tycoon to drop company from the investigation.


Lawan chaired the House of Representative committee that produced the scam report, accusing some of those import fuel of massive corruption.

(NAN)