Home Fuel Souvenir: Lagos socialite, Ogbulu bags 27 months imprisonment

Fuel Souvenir: Lagos socialite, Ogbulu bags 27 months imprisonment

Ms. Ogbulu Pearl, who distributed Premium Motor Spirit, also known as fuel, as souvenir at a party, has been sentenced to 27 months in prison.

Pearl was convicted by a Lagos Special Offences Mobile Court sitting at Oshodi, on Friday.

The defendant was earlier arraigned on March 14, for the offence of distributing PMS as souvenir during her installation party on March 5.

The Chief Magistrate, Kehinde Ogundare, convicted Pearl to three months imprisonment or an option of N15, 000 fine on the first count.

Ogundare also ordered the Lagos socialite to pay the sum of N1 million on second and third count charges or face two years imprisonment.

Pearl was accused of violating section 251(1), 168 (1), 244 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 and Section 195 (2)(b) of the Environmental Management Protection Law of Lagos State 2017.

The defendant who had earlier pleaded not guilty, later changed it to guilty.

Chinweuba Anyaragbuhttps://cdanewsonline.com
BEST SELLING BLOG THEME OF ALL TIMES. Follow us for more breaking news . Share,, like and Comment on our contents

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

PDP Condemns Attack On President Buhari In Kano

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari, by some youths during his visit to Kano State on Monday. The...

MDCAN wants retired consultants retained

The Medical and Dental Consultants’ Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) has urged the government to reabsorb retired consults into the health sector. DAILY POST reports that...

We won’t allow war between Russia, NATO – German Chancellor

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has said that the war between Russia and Ukraine will not escalate to involve the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO). Scholz...

Two Nigerians shot dead in renewed xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Two Nigerians were allegedly shot dead in Johannesburg, South Africa at the weekend amid resurgent xenophobic attacks on foreigners in the country. According to ICIR,...

Recent Comments