Akwa Ibom man sentenced to 100 years in prison
A former staff of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron, Charles Emmanuel Afaha has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.Information Guide Nigeria
Charles Emmanuel Afaha was sentenced by a Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday, January 27……….Continue Reading
GISTLOVER reports that he was given the sentence over N22 million contract fraud.
He was arraigned on October 13, 2018 on an eleven-count charge bordering on forgery by the Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
Although he pleaded “not guilty”, the prosecution, through its counsel, T. N. Ndifon called five witnesses and tendered several exhibits which were admitted in evidence.
Agatha Okeke who delivered the judgement on Friday, Justice said that “the prosecution proved beyond reasonable doubt the offence of forgery against the defendant in all the counts”.
According to GISTLOVER, the Court has ordered that the convict shall restitute the sum of N22, 848, 450 to the Maritime Academy of Nigeria which will serve as condition for his release upon the completion of his time in prison.