Lagos - Four men have been convicted and sentenced to 24
years for stealing petroleum products belonging to the Nigerian National
Petroleum Corporation, Punch reported.
The Federal High Court of Lagos convicted the men who are to
share the jail term equally.
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The men allegedly stole 33,000 litres of Premium Motor
Spirit which is said to be valued at N3.2 million. One of the men is said to be
an accountant at one of the petrol stations in Lagos.
It is the selling of the stolen products at leading petrola
stations that lead to their arrest.
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