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Former policeman Brendan Nolan (in checked shirt and striped tie) outside court in October.

Former policeman found guilty of corruption charges

A lawyer for a former policeman found guilty of corruption charges says his client's jail term should not greatly exceed the sentence imposed on another crooked cop, even though the latter pleaded guilty and gave crucial prosecution evidence to a jury.