Tuesday, 23 September 2014

EFCC Arraigns Seven Suspects for Illegal Fishing Sept 24

Seven suspected fraudsters, handed over to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, by the Nigerian Navy, will be arraigned on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, before Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

The suspects: Adekunle Oshingbosi; Momodu Ibrahim; Idowu Tuesday; Togbosi Christian; Benjamin Eyinle; Anthony Medoho and Oshine Resources Ventures, were arrested by officers of the Nigerian Navy for fishing in Nigerian territorial waters without necessary approval.

They were transferred to the EFCC for investigation and prosecution.

The suspects will be docked on a two count charge, for offences punishable under section 1(2) of the Sea Fisheries Act, Cap S4, LFN 2004.

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