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Supreme Court affirms Senator Joshua Dariye’s 10-year jail term for criminal breach of trust

Pic. 26. Former Governor of Plateau State, Sen. Joshua Daiyere, during his arraignment at the FCT High Court Gudu,in Abuja on Tuesday (12/6/18). The Court sentence him to 14 year imprisonment for fraud and misappropriation of funds. 03249/12/6/2018/Hogan Bassey/NAN

The Supreme Court has upheld the sentence of criminal bridge of trust filed against former governor of plateau State Senator Joshua Dariye.

An FCT high court presided by Justice Adebukola Banjoko had in 2018 sentenced the former governor to 14 years imprisonment.

This sentence was reduced by the appellate court to 10years.

The apex court in a judgment delivered by justice Helen Ogunwumiju has affirmed the conviction of the former governor in the charges Criminal breach of trust which carries a 10 year Jail term and dismissed the charges of misappropriation of funds which carries a 2-year Jail term.

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