Court sentences Lebanese to 6 months imprisonment for unlawful dealing in Cocaine

Justice Nicholas Oweibo of the Federal High Court, Lagos, today, convicted and sentenced a Lebanese drugs trafficker,  Charbel Chalouhi, to six months imprisonment for unlawful dealing in 1.2 grams of cocaine. Justice Oweibo gave the jail terms after the Lebanese had struck a plea bargain agreement with the prosecuting agency, the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). The convict was first arraigned before Justice Nathaniel Ayo-Emmanuel sometimes in October, 2018, after he was arrested at his residence, at 18, flat BB Simon Akinolu street, Victoria Island, on September 10, 2018, for…

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Court sentences tailor to 12 months imprisonment for selling Indian Hemp

A 30 year-old tailor, Akeem Alao, has been convicted and sentenced to 12 months imprisonment, by a Federal High Court, Lagos, for smoking and selling Indian hemp. Alao was convicted and given the jail terms by Justice Ayotunde Faji, after pleaded guilty to a count charge of unlawful dealing in the banned weed by the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). Following his guilty plea, the prosecutor, Mr. Jerry Aernan urged the court to convict and sentence him as prescribed by section 11(c) of the NDLEA Act. Cap N30, laws…

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Lebanese docked for unlawful drugs dealing 

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), today, arraigned a suspected Lebanese drug traffickers, Charbel Chalouhi, for alleged use of cocaine. According to the one count charge, Charbel Chalouhi, male, 34 years old, was said to have on or about September 10, 2018, at 18, flat BB Simon Akinolu street, Victoria Island, Lagos state, within the jurisdiction of this Honourable Court without lawful, authority engaged in the use of 1.2 grammes of Cocaine a narcotic drug and thereby committed an offence contrary to and punishable under section 11(d) of the National…

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