Court Jails Three Oil Thieves In Lagos…


Court Jails Three Oil Thieves In Lagos

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos State has convicted and sentenced the trio of Edward Alade, Emmanuel Amqawei and Kennedy Segbenu to one year imprisonment for illegally dealing in petroleum products.

They were arraigned on July 3, 2020 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on three-count charges bordering on illegal dealing in petroleum products.

One of the counts read: “MT MABOG, Edward Francis Alade, Amqawei Emmanuel, Kennedy Segbenu, Rapheal Odusanya (At Large), Ajuluwatan Abner (At Large), Okoro George Atang (At Large), Kalu Umeh Ikeng (At Large), and Okorodudu Lucky (At Large) on the 22nd January, 2020, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court, conspired amongst yourselves to commit an offence to wit: dealing in 330 metric tonnes of petroleum products without appropriate license and you thereby committed an offence contrary to Section 3(6) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act, CAP M17, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 and punishable under Section 1(17) of the same Act.”

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Source: EFCC News