Six Foreigners and a Nigerian Sentenced to Seven Years In Prison for Oil Theft
Written by wave FM on November 24, 2020
The Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt has convicted and sentenced six foreigners and a Nigerian to seven years imprisonment for oil theft.
Justice Kolawole Omotosho gave the sentence after three years of prosecution of the convicts by the Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
They include Mohammed Ejaz and Nasser Khan – Pakistanis; Oleksandr Nazarenko and Oleksandr Kashernvi – Ukrainians; Romeo Annang – Ghanaian, Fredrik Omenu – Indonesian; and David Otuohi – Nigerian.
The convicts were arraigned on Tuesday for oil theft alongside four other persons – Victor Mikpayi (Beninois), Francis Ahorlu and Kwesi Attah (Ghanaians), and Victor Azebiri (Nigerian).