”Please Don’t handcuff me” – Orji Uzor Kalu begs prison warders as court sentences him to 12 years imprisonment

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”Please Don’t handcuff me” – Orji Uzor Kalu

Sen. Orji Uzor Kalu, was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment by Justice Idris Mohammed of the Federal High Court in Lagos.

Justice Idris Mohammed passed the judgment after finding the former Abia state governor guilty of N7.1bn fraud charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The Judge declared Kalu and his co-defendants guilty of the 39 counts filed against them by the EFCC.

Read also: Court sentences Orji Kalu to 12 years in jail

While being escorted out of court, Kalu, who is the Senate’s Chief Whip, begged the prison warders not to handcuff him in public.

“Where are you taking us to now? Please don’t handcuff me. I will follow you.” he said.

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