US-based Nigerian freed from jail, gets $10m compensation

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

A victim of wrong identity, Mr Ugochukwu is to be paid $10 million by the government on the order of a court. No detail was given on the crime he was accused of.

According a brief story by Facebook, he walked free from the prison on Tuesday after the ruling of the court.

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