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Breaking: Lawyer Gets Two Months Imprisonment For Contempt

A magistrate court sitting at Wuse, zone 6, Abuja has sentenced a lawyer, Eburu Ekwe Barth to two months imprisonment for contempt in the face of court.

His Worship,Ibrahim Mohammed of Magistrate court 2,Wuse zone 6, also ordered that the lawyer be put on handcuff from the court room.

The offence of the lawyer was that he interjected when the Magistrate was delivering his ruling on an application by the Plaintiff counsel.

According to report, the lawyer’s ground for interjecting was that the Magistrate was ascribing what he never said to him in his ruling.

The said lawyer has been taken to Suleja Prison.

More updates coming soon.

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