Nollywood actress Ibinabo Fiberesima's appeal rejected as she returns to prison

- 3/19/2016

Nigerian actress Ibinabo Fiberesima fails in her appeal: returns to prison for 5 years sentence

Ibinabo Fiberesima 5 years in prison

Troubled Nollywood  actress Ibinabo Fiberesima has received another shocker; Her appeal challenging the verdict of 5 years in prison by the Lagos high court Nigeria has been rejected and dismissed by the court of appeal.

Ibinabo Fiberesima prison sentence

Ibinabo Fiberesima was sentenced to 5 years in prison for the dangerous and reckless driving with led to the death of Dr Giwa Suraj on the Lekki-Epe expressway.

Previously, a Magistrate court had fined her 100,000 naira for her crime.
But the Lagos state attorney general had urged the Lagos state government to take their case to the high court.

This strategic move resulted in a  sentence of 5 years in prison for Ibinabo Fiberesima.

Her failed appeal saw her 5 year sentence upheld and the return of the 100,000 naira sum to her.

The popular Nigerian actress burst into tears as the judgment was passed, looking devastated.


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