FG Charges Elephant Group, MD For Illegal Importation Of Explosive Materials
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today adjourned till November 28, 2017, the arraignment of a limited liability company, Elephant Group Limited and its Managing Director Tunji Owoeye alleged to have unlawfully imported into Nigeria,Urea Fertiliser component used in making Improvised Explosive Devices(IEDs).
The case was adjourned because the court did not sit.
According to a criminal charge number FHC/207C/17 filed before the court by Assistant Chief State Counsel, Department of Public Prosecutions of the Federation A. K. Alilu on behalf of Attorney General of the Federation stated thus:
That you Elephant Group Limited and Tunji Owoeye both of 8 Etal Avenue, Off Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun Ikeja on or about the 29th of August, 2016 while at Lagos State, within the jurisdiction of this honourable court did commit an offence to wit: you were concerned with the importation of 13,199.532mt of Urea Fertiliser, which is component for making Improvised Explosive Devices(IED’s) in respect to the importation of which prohibition is for the time being in force