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Seven in court for illegal fishing

24 September 2014, 09:26Augustine Osayande

Abuja - Several suspects are scheduled to appear in court later on Wednesday to answer to charges of illegal fishing.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is seeking their prosecution.

It confirmed the arraignment of Adekunle Oshingbosi, Momodu Ibrahim, Idowu Tuesday, Togbosi Christian, Benjamin Eyinle, Anthony Medoho and Oshine Resources before Justice Ibrahim Buba of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi.

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According to a press statement by the commission the the Navy handed over the suspects to the Commission.

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.

- CAJ News

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