A U.S. man who was found innocent after serving 25 years in prison was given 10 million U.S. dollars (appr. N3.65 billion) on Wednesday as compensation.
The settlement set a record for the city of Philadelphia, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, where Anthony Wright, who was 20-years-old when the alleged crime occurred, was sentenced to life without parole for a 1991 rape and murder case.
DNA evidence discovered later proved that Wright was innocent.
The group said Wright now 44, is the 344th DNA exoneree in the nation. (Xinhua/NAN)