Justice P.I. Ajoku of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced four illegal bunkerers; Harry Derera, Lucky Abonne, Onobeya Stephen, Okokeme Ebi to two years imprisonment each for illegally dealing in petroleum products. A fine of Five Million Naira (N5, 000,000.00) was also slammed on MT PREYOR 1, a Vessel used in committing the offence.


The convicts were arraigned on July 20, 2022 by the Port Harcourt Zonal Command of the EFCC on one-count separate charges bordering on illegal dealing in petroleum products, contrary to Section 1(17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M.17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, (Revised Edition) 2004 and punishable under section 1 (17) (b) of the same Act.

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