EFCC arraigns vessel, 6 crew over alleged diesel theft

A vessel, MT Vine and six members of its crew, were on Thursday brought before a Federal High Court, Lagos, over alleged stealing of 1080 metric tons of diesel, Automated Gas Oil (AGO).

Those arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), alongside the vessel were, Okpene Peter, Lateef Akin, Sarumi Evans, Obodo Cosmos, Adams Akeem and Onipede Kayode.

They are facing a four-count-charge bordering on unlawful dealing in petroleum products.

Each of the accused persons, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.


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