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Olisa Metuh collapses in court during trial

By Bridget Chiedu Onochie, Abuja
21 May 2018   |   9:55 am
The former national publicity secretary of the People's Democratic Party Olisa Metuh Monday collapsed in court at the resumption of his trial for alleged money laundering. His collapse did not stop the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, from proceeding with the trial. Metuh, who is facing a N400 million money laundering charge, had on several…

The former national publicity secretary of the People’s Democratic Party Olisa Metuh Monday collapsed in court at the resumption of his trial for alleged money laundering.

His collapse did not stop the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, from proceeding with the trial.

Metuh, who is facing a N400 million money laundering charge, had on several occasions, been on admission in various hospitals in Nigeria over a worsening spinal chord ailment for which doctors had recommended surgery as definitive treatment and referred him to the London hospital since 2016.

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