Friday 12 July 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Al-Mustapha Discharged And Acquitted

Hamza Al Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer to General Sani Abacha
Hamza Al-Mustap, former Chief Security Officer to General Sani Abacha who has been standing trial for the murder of Kudirat Abiola, has been discharged and acquitted by the Court of Appeal.
The verdict overturns the death sentence that was imposed on both men by the Lagos High Court.
In declaring his verdict, the presiding judge accused the lower court of being “stroked to secure a conviction by all means.”
The former chief security officer to former president Sani Abacha, was sentenced to death on January for conspiracy and murder of Mrs. Abiola, who was shot in Lagos on June 4, 1996.

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