Smugglers Bag Two Years Imprisonment

The Nigeria Customs Service has secured the conviction of two smugglers, Felarun Oluwasegun and Fakorede Jelili, on February 6, 2024, after being charged to court for the crimes they committed.

This is contained in the statement released by the agency on X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday.

Newsmen gathered that the criminals were convicted on their involvement in assembling to contravene Customs laws, possession of smuggled goods and assaults on officers.

The statement reads, “As smugglers sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour.”

“The Nigeria Customs Service has successfully secured the conviction of two smugglers, Felarun Oluwasegun and Fakorede Jelili, on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

“The convictions stem from their involvement in assembling to contravene customs laws, possession of smuggled goods and assaulting customs officers with charms and horsewhips at Owoyele-Igbogila, Yewa-North Local Government, Ogun State in 2023.

Punch / Saudat Adetunji

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