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Two politicians in Ogun state sentenced to prison

Two members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun state has been sentenced to one-year imprisonment without any option of fine.

The politicians were arrested on October 16, 2021, at the venue of the state congress of the All Progressives Congress held at the Ake Palace ground for being in possession of illegal weapons.

A magistrates’ court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, sentenced the politicians Adewale Ogundele and Ibrahim Amoje, to one year’s imprisonment.

The presiding magistrate, Mrs O. O. Adebo in her judgment said the court found the two politicians guilty of illegally possessing firearms.

Adebo noted that she was satisfied with evidence before her and sentenced the duo to one year’s imprisonment without any option of fine.

She held, “Those two were charged with unlawful possession of firearms. We had three witnesses and at the end of the day, they were found guilty of having in their possession firearms without licence. Accordingly, they were sentenced and sent to one year imprisonment without any option of fine.”

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