FORMER ENGLAND STAR JOHN FASHANU LOCKED IN NIGERIAN HELL-HOLE PRISON WITH 200 OTHER INMATES AFTER BE
According to the Mirror, the former Wimbledon star was behind bars for two days after pocketing £23,000
John Fashanu was held in Nigerian hell-hole jail pen with 200 other prisoners after being accused of land scam
EX-Wimbledon player was behind bars in a Nigerian hell-hole jail crammed with 200 other prisoners.
It is reported that John Fashanu was arrested by authorities because he was involved in a scam to sell land that wasn’t for sale
John Fashanu (left) was accused of pocketing £23,000 in a scam
Fashanu was locked up for two days until he was released on July 19 on bail.
According to the Mirror, police turned up at his home in the capital Abuja and was arrested on suspicion of “criminal conspiracy.”
It is believed that Fashanu, 54, pocketed £23,000 in the dodgy scam after acting for a friend who was looking to buy land.
Fashanu has reportedly agreed to pay back the money but has denied any wrongdoing.
A friend of the former footballer told the Mirror: “This is a business deal between friends that has gone south and the police were asked to basically mediate.
“It will all be sorted very quickly. It was a just a business deal.”