HENRY OKAH’S APPLICATION CHALLENGING JAIL TERM IN SOUTH AFRICA THROWN OUT

Henry Okah’s application challenging his trial and conviction on 13 counts of terrorism-related activities has been dismissed with costs by a Pretoria High Court, South Africa. The leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta was convicted in 2013 and sentenced to 24 years in jail for the 2010 bombings in Abuja and Warri which left about three people dead. According to Channels TV, Judge Moses Mavundla noted that it is a common cause that the applicant has already taken his conviction on appeal to both the Supreme Court…

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