Newly promoted Premier League side Sheffield United has been funded by a £3 million loan from the family of Osama bin Laden, a court was told on Thursday, according to Daily Mail.
The Blades are in court as their club is embroiled in a power struggle between co-owners Kevin McCabe and Prince Abdullah Bin Mosaad Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
But on Thursday, the fourth day of the hearing, it was revealed that a £3m loan received by the club, named ‘Project Delta’, can be traced back to the family for of the former Al Qaeda figurehead.
Barrister Andreas Gledhill QC, who is leading Abdullah’s legal team, alleges that McCabe knew who the money came from.
The Sheffield Star report that Mr Gledhill said Mr McCabe ‘knew the money had come from another source, namely a member of the Bin Laden family’.
Emails from Jeremy Tutton, a colleague of Mr McCabe’s at a property business who was added to the Sheffield United board of directors in 2017, were disclosed in court, one of which said he feared the local newspaper would run a story with the headline: ‘Blades launder money for extremists’.
Mr McCabe quickly quashed the content of the email, claiming it to be ‘banter’, but Mr Gledhill contested that it confirms he knew the origin of the money.
Mr McCabe, 71, and Prince Abdullah, 54, each have a 50 per cent stake in the the Bramall Lane club, who secured promotion to the Premier League for next season.
The pair met in 2013 when Mr McCabe was seeking new investors and agreed to work together, on the proviso Prince Abdullah pumped £10m into the club, but reportedly fell out in 2017.
Mr McCabe’s company, Sheffield United Ltd, allege ‘conspiracy’ and ‘unfairly prejudicial conduct’ while Prince Abdullah’s company, UTB LLC, wants declarations in respect of its rights under an investment and shareholders’ agreement.
The trial will continue over the next few weeks.
Osama bin Laden was disowned by his family in 1994 and killed in Pakistan in 2011 by US Navy SEALs.
Sheffield United will be a Premier League team next season after earning promotion from Championship.
Despite the fact she’s been trending for days following the outburst on her ex-husband on social media over his sxxual weakness.
Tonto Dikeh has made her reasons known via her Instagram page on earlier today, Tuesday, May 7, 2019, while reacting to a statement from one of her followers.
The movie star had shared a post where she prayed that a number of women might have taken a lesson or two from her recent social media rants.
“I truly Hope you learn a thing or 2!! If it can happen to me it sure can happen to you!! Read lots of heartbreaking experienced emails and I wept for you more than I did me, For every pain out there God will heal you!! But best believe there is someone out there who will love you silly!! #Dont let the naysayers stop your process #KINGTONTO #MAMAKING,” she wrote.
It didn’t take long before a follower who apparently had a divergent view replied her. “I admired u till u brought the sxxual part public, honestly that part was uncalled for,”the follower wrote. Tonto Dikeh then went on to reveal the reason behind her comments on Churchill Olakunle’s sxxual deficiency.
Tonto replied; “@ifygul so a man fvvcking man say im on drugs and i cant use his sxxual diease against him?? Ooo pls honey i sa8d more, For me i will drag your life from hell and back until im ok!! We all cant be d same you know💋”
Meanwhile, self-acclaimed investigative journalist, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo recently shared a video where she says Tonto Dikeh is just going through emotional abuse amidst husband saga.
Kemi said most men inflict serious emotional damage they rarely recognize.
“What Tonto Dikeh @TONTOLET is going thru is called “Emotional Abuse”. It is a form of domestic violence Nigerians don’t talk about. Forget all the components of yahoo, lies, etc. She is hurting. Men inflict serious emotional damage they rarely recognize”
Speaking of people who have interfered into Tonto’s latest outburst, the actress has warned that IK Ogbonna should stay away from her personal life and mind his own business – else he should be ready to face her wrath.
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