x Abu Dhabi, UAEMonday 22 January 2018

OJ Simpson gets 15 year jail term

The disgraced former American footballer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping.

LAS VEGAS // Disgraced former American football star OJ Simpson was sentenced today to 15 years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping during a 2007 raid on a Las Vegas hotel room. Mr Simpson, who in 1995 was controversially cleared of the murder of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson, was sentenced on 10 charges after two were dismissed and will not be eligible for parole for some five years. *AFP