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Threat to bomb NASS, NNPC: Man bags 2 years jail term

For threatening to bomb the National Assembly complex and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 35 years-old indigene of Kogi State, Godwin Adeoye, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment.

It would be recalled that the convict was arrested on  May 13, 2020, at Ihima, Okehi Local Government Area in Kogi State following his threat to bomb national assets if his demands for palliatives for himself and his group were not met by the Presidential Tasks Force on Covid-19.

The  trial Judge, Magistrate A.S Ibrahim, convicted Godwin Adeoye under section 397 of the Kogi State Penal Code after he pleaded guilty to the charges and plea for leniency.

Having pleaded guilty to the offence, the trial judge sentenced the convict to two years imprisonment with an option of fine.

He was sentenced at Magistrate Court 2 Lokoja on a two count charges of criminal intimidation and plan to bomb National Assembly and the NNPC.

The prosecutor, O. A. Yahaya who represented the DSS, noted the convict had threatened the Presidential Task Force Team on Covid-19, demanding for palliatives for himself and his group or risk the bombing of the National Assembly and the NNPC.

The DSS counsel who prosecuted the matter, said they are reviewing the judgement to know whether to go on appeal.

Written by ExpressDay


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