A Court in Manhattan on Thursday sentenced Abdullahi Shuaibu, 53, who worked at the UN in 2013, to two years in prison after an exhaustive plea agreement with the court.
It was a stunning defeat for the prosecutor who had asked that Shuaibu be sentenced to five years under the indictment.
Shuaibu pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Robbery in the Second Degree; one count of Robbery in the Third Degree, a non-violent offense; and two counts of Grand Larceny, also non-violence offense.
Shuaibu received two years for the one count of Attempted Robbery in the ‘Second Degree’ and one year for the Robbery in the ‘This Degree’ and one year for the ‘Grand Larceny’ to run concurrently with the two years sentence.
Shuiabu is expected to be released from jail in about six months, having been arrested on April 18, 2017, for a string of bank robberies in New York.
After the sentencing, Pruitt advised Shuaibu of his right to appeal and one of his paralegals met with Shuiabu to go over the appeal process