LAGOS FASHION STYLIST BAGS 2bYEARS BEHIND BARS FOR SHARING KEGS OF FUEL AS SOUVENIR

A Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court sitting at Oshodi in the Ikeja Magisterial District, has sentenced Ogulu Chidinma Pearl, the Socialite and Fashion Stylist, who distributed gallons of fuel as souvenirs at a party in Lagos State, to two years behind bars.

The Fashion Stylist was found guilty by the Court after she pleaded guilty to the three count charge slammed on her for sharing the kegs of fuel to guests on March 5, 2022, at Havila Event Centre in Victoria Island during her installation as Erelu Okin Orile Kemta Foundation Party.

Trial Chief Magistrate Kehinde Ogundare, held that prosecution proved its case against the socialite beyond any reasonable doubt as required by law.

Chidinma, initially, pleaded not guilty, but later pleaded guilty at the hearing of the case.

The Court, accordinglly, sentenced her to three months in prison or a fine of fifteen thousand naira (N15, 000), in count one, of and one year jail term or a fine of five hundred thousand naira (N500,000) fine in count two.

The Court also sentenced her to one year in prison or a fine of five hundred thousand naira (N500,000) in count three.