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Wednesday 18 May 2016

Photo: Two men bag 20 Years Jail term for illegal oil bunkering

Wisdom Afangideh and Godwin John were convicted and sentenced by Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, to 10 years imprisonment on each of the two count charge brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission.

They were both arrested on June 8, 2012 by officials the Department of State Service in Oku Iboku village in Ikat Adakpan LG of Akwa Ibom State, with one DAF truck (registration number XQ 926 APP Lagos) with 33,000 litres of suspected illegally refined Automotive Gas Oil (AGO).

However, the convicts were also given an option of paying N3M fine each. Also the truck and the product are to be forfeited to the Federal Government.

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