• James Ibori’s lawyer awarded £20,000 for unlawful detention

    James Ibori’s lawyer awarded £20,000 for unlawful detention

    Bhadresh Gohil, a lawyer convicted of money laundering and linked to James Ibori, a former governor of Delta state, has received £20,000 from the crown prosecution service after claims that he was deprived of his rights.

    According to BBC, Gohil had served half his sentence for fraud and money laundering but Sasha Wass, the prosecution lawyer, applied for the bail to be revoked.

    But the defence team of Gohil argued that the prosecution had acted in bad faith by telling the court […]