Ogbulu was arraigned on Monday on a four-count charge of distributing petrol as souvenir during her installation party on March 5, 2022
- Recall that hours after the video of the party went viral, the Lagos State Government had announced that it is investigating the incident…
EKO HOT BLOG reports that Lagos socialite, Ogbulu Chindinma Pearl, has been arraigned before an Oshodi Special Offences (Mobile) Court for distributing petrol at a party.
Ogbulu was arraigned on Monday on a four-count charge of distributing Premium Motor Spirit (PMS ) a.k.a Petrol as souvenir during her installation party on March 5, 2022 at Havillah Event Centre, Lagos before Chief Magistrate Kehinde Ogundare.
The offences violate section 251(1), 168 (1), 244 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 and Section 195 (2)(b) of the Environmental Management Protection Law of Lagos State 2017.
The defendant was granted bail of ₦2 million with two sureties in like sum.
Chief Magistrate Ogundare ordered that the addresses of the sureties be verified and that they must present three years tax clearance paid to Lagos State government.
The matter was adjourned till March 24, 2022 for trial.
Recall that hours after the video of the party went viral, the Lagos State Government had announced that it is investigating the incident through the Lagos State Safety Commission.
“There is no doubt that this action is dangerous and can lead to loss of lives and property. It is blatantly against all safety measures in such places,” Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso had said.
He added that the government will ensure that all parties to the reprehensible act are made to face the law.
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