Just in: Ex-Imo gov, Rochas Okorocha granted  N500m bail

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.Rochas Okorocha

The ex-governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha has been granted bail of N500m and a surety in the like sum on Tuesday.

Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja however imposed stringent bail conditions on Okorocha who is standing trial for alleged N2.9bn  corruption charges.

He was barred from traveling out of the country except with the express permission of the court.

The judge ordered Okorocha who is currently the Senator representing Imo West in the national assembly to deposit his travelling passport with the court registrar.

Besides, the judge ordered that Immigration must be alerted in writing by the court registrar that Okorocha’s travelling passport is with the court, and as such, must not be allowed to move out of the country.

 

 

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