Ogbeta.ng: Nigerian wrongly jailed in US freed, gets $10m compensation

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Nigerian wrongly jailed in US freed, gets $10m compensation


A United States based Nigerian, Tony Ugochkwu, has walked out of prison a free man after spending 15 out of the 18 years he was wrongly convicted for murder.

For being a victim of wrong identity, he is to be paid $10 million by the government on the order of a court.

Ugochukwu, according a brief story shared by Omobola Jomog Olajumoke on Facebook, he was released from prison on Tuesday.

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