Ex Air Force Chief, Tony Omenyi Bags 7-year Prison term

A Federal High Court Sitting in Abuja on Thursday sentenced a former Managing Director of the AeronauticalEngineering and Technical Services Ltd, to seven years imprisonment.

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Mr Omenyi was charged with laundering a sum of N136 million which he said was received from a contractor with the Nigerian .

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba in a short judgment ordered the forfeiture of sixty-two million nairas to the Federal Government of Nigeria, being part of the one hundred and thirty-six million nairas recovered from the formal Air Vice Marshall by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

The judge also ordered a compulsory winding up of the said company which was listed as the second defendant in the suit, having been a vehicle of corruption.

(Ladun Liadi)

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