A Lagos Celebrity, Ms. Ogbolu Pearl has been sentenced to 2 -year jail term for distributing Premium Motor Spirit ,(PMS) as souvenir at a party , theinterviewsng reports.
The convicted socialite, Ms Ogbulu was earlier arraigned on March 14, for distributing PMS as souvenir at her installation ceremony on 5th , March 2022.
The offences violates ssection 251(1), 168(1),244 of the criminal Law of Lgos State,2015 and section 195 (2)(b) of the Environmental Management Protection Law of Lagos State 2017.
While delivering her judgement, after the defendant changed her plea of ‘not guilty’ to guilty , the Chief Magistrate Kehinde Ogundare sentenced her to three months imprisonment or option of fine of N15,000 on the first count of the charge.
The magistrate also ordered the defendant to pay N1million fine on the second and third count or face two years imprisonment.
Magistrate Ogundare held that the prosecution has successfully proved the charge against the defendant beyond a reasonable doubt and thereby found her guilty and sentenced her accordingly.