A STAFF OF OIL COMPANY HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 3 YEARS FOR STEALING N5.3 MILLION IMPLIED FOR PETROLEUM

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The Gombe State High Court has condemned Osman Idris Gaya, a Depot Representative of Sanduff Oil and Gas Ltd in Lagos, to three years detainment for wrongdoing verging on the discussion of 40,000 litres of oil-based good of the organization to his own utilization.

As per an announcement gave by the Gombe zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the zonal office made sure about the conviction following an appeal composed by Sanduff Oil and Gas Ltd dated 29th August 2017.

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The EFCC said the request claimed that at some point in July 2015 in Gombe, the convict, going about as the Depot Representative of the organization in Lagos, was depended with N5,313,200 to convey 40p000 litres of Petroleum item, which he neglected to do, changed over occupying it to his own utilization. As indicated by the EFCC, the demonstration is in opposition to Section 311 of the Penal Code Law of Northern Nigeria and culpable under Section 312 of a similar Law.

While condemning the convict who confessed of the wrongdoing to three years detainment on the one-tally charge, Justice Abubakar Jauro of the Gombe State High Court gave him an alternative of a fine of N100,000. “Not long after tuning in to allocutions made by the safeguard advise as first time guilty party,” the EFCC said.

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The announcement unveiled that the indictment counsel, M D Aliyu, asked the court to articulate the offender liable as charged, which the appointed authority did it.

“The adjudicator likewise considered the accommodation of the protection counsel, which was affirmed by the indictment, that a specific level of the cash was recuperated during the examination and an understanding was additionally come to between the ostensible complainant and the convict that the rest of the equalization will be recouped from his compensation being a serving staff of the organization up to now.”

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Queenta N. Duru Irukahttp://www.evergreennewsonline.com
A certified Senior Reporter/Advert Executive Evergreennewoline, Creative Writer/Graphic Designer/Political Analysts/ Entrepreneur & Fashionista

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