Nigerian Striker Ighalo Risks 2-Year Prison Sentence

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Nigerian Striker Ighalo Risks 2-Year Prison Sentence

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has been indicted in a criminal case as regards to drivers license in Granada, Spain and may likely be slammed with a two-year jail term if found guilty in court.

According to a local publication, Marca, the provincial district attorney’s office of Granada is requesting a two-year prison term and a fine of 3,000 Euros for Ighalo, his ex-Granada teammate, Diego Buonanotte, and 93 others for allegedly bribing their way to pass a driving test.

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It was gathered that a provisional writing of the prosecution showed that in 2012 and 2013 someone was hired to write the exams for Ighalo and the other accused.

Further findings revealed that three syndicates of Íllora (Granada), Mengíbar (Jaén) and Ciudad Real, who moved to Granada, allegedly recruited students to help write exams for clients who wanted to pass the driving license exams, and were charged between 1,500 and 2,500 Euros.

After the test was written, the errors made on the sheet were deleted.

With this, the prosecutor found the Super Eagles striker culpable of the crime of falsifying an official document.

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The Nigerian striker is expected to appear in a Granada court to testify as soon as the trial opens.

In the same vein, former Super Eagles World Cup star, Efetobore Sodje, and three of his brothers, Bright, 50; Samuel, 37; and Stephen, 42; were also summoned to appear at the Westminster Magistrates Court on November 16 to answer fraud charges.



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