Dariye weeps after court sentences him to 14 years in jail. The former Governor of Plateau State Joshua broke down in tears after court pronounced 14 years jail term on him. The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Tuesday sentenced Dariye to 14 years’ imprisonment on charges of criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of overN1.16bn belonging to the state.
The former governor and a serving Senator was found guilty of fraud of of diverting N1. 161.9 billion while he served as governor of the North-central state.
Joshua Dariye was spotted weeping as Justice Adebukola Banjoko finished is judgment which six and a half hours to read convicted the ex-governor on 15 out the 23 counts preferred against him.
Punch news captured his pictures as he was weeping.
Check the photos below.