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SAHEED ADESINA v. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

(2017) JELR 37535 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  CA/I/63/2014  •  6 Jul 2017  •  Nigeria

Coram
MODUPE FASANMI JCA; CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA JCA; HARUNA SIMON TSAMMANI JCA;

Judgement

CHINWE EUGENIA IYIZOBA, J.C.A. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The Appellant, Saheed Adesina along with 14 others was arraigned at the Federal High Court Abeokuta on a three count charge of conspiracy and tampering with NNPC Oil Pipeline contrary to Section 1 (7) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 in Charge No FHC/AB/28C/2006.

The Prosecutions case was that the Appellant and 14 others as indicated in the Charge Sheet with others still at large, on the 22nd day of December, 2005 at a point near Kara market in Ode Remo, Ogun State wilfully broke an NNPC Oil Pipeline and siphoned refined petroleum products from it. The Appellant, a truck driver by profession was the 8th accused person at the trial. A truck usually driven by him was found at the scene near Kara market in Ode-Remo along with other trucks filled with petroleum products. The Appellant pleaded not guilty and claimed he had gone to wash a friend's truck at the car wash and that h…

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