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Asil Nadir trial: Wife praises 'warm, wonderful' man

Former fugitive tycoon Asil Nadir has been jailed for a total of 10 years for stealing £29m ($46m) from his Polly Peck business empire 20 years ago.

Speaking after the sentence was passed his wife Nur praised him as a "warm and wonderful man" and insisted that he was innocent.

"Having great faith in the British legal justice system we will continue to try to rectify the wrongs", she added.

  • 23 Aug 2012
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