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Man Sentenced To Three Years Imprisonment Over Plan To Bomb NNPC, NASS

The Presiding judge, A.S. Ibrahim gave him an option of fine for being a first offender.

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A man identified as Godwin Adeoye has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by a Magistrate Court sitting in Lokoja, over two counts of criminal intimidation and plan to bomb the National Petroleum Corporation and the National Assembly.

The Presiding judge, A.S. Ibrahim gave him an option of fine for being a first offender.

The 35-year-old man at the resumption of hearing at the Lokoja Magistrate Court 2, pleaded guilty to the offences.

Following his pleading guilty to the offences and his plea of allocators, the trial Judge convicted the accused under section 397 of the Kogi State Penal code.

The judge sentenced Adeoye to three years imprisonment with an option of fine on the two counts having pleaded guilty to the offence, as a student, the only surviving son of his father, and his promise not to repeat same.

According to the prosecution, O. A. Yahaya who represented the Department of State Services said the accused had threatened the Presidential Task Force Team on Covid-19 while demanding palliatives for himself and his group.

The DSS further stated that they are reviewing the court ruling to know whether to go on appeal.

Adeoye was arrested on 13th May 2020 at Ihima, Okehi Local Government Area of Kogi State following intelligence by the DSS.



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