The sports category has moved to a new website.
ADVERTISEMENT

Salesman in court over alleged theft of employer’s N182,000

The accused, who was an employee of Omoniyi, diverted N182, 000 proceeds from sales he made for the company to his own personal use.

Court gavel

The accused, who resides at Ajegunle Area of Lagos, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge of stealing brought against her.

The prosecutor, Insp. Tony Elibeh, told the court that the accused committed the offence on April 14, at No. 36 Adekoya St., Ajegunle, Apapa, Lagos.

The prosecutor said that the accused, who was an employee of Omoniyi, diverted N182, 000 proceeds from sales he made for the company to his own personal use.

ADVERTISEMENT

“When the complainant confronted the accused about the missing money, he denied stealing the money.

“The complainant reported the case to the police and the accused was arrested,’’ Elibeh said.

He said that the offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Section 285 prescribes three years imprisonment for stealing.

The Chief Magistrate, Mr Titus Abolarinwa, admitted the accused to N200, 000 bail, with two sureties in like sum.

ADVERTISEMENT

The magistrate adjourned the case until May 17 for mention.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

CJ Koome unveils upgraded security protocol for all courts

CJ Koome unveils upgraded security protocol for all courts

Ex NTV star Salim Swaleh among senior officials arrested in crackdown - Here's what we know

Ex NTV star Salim Swaleh among senior officials arrested in crackdown - Here's what we know

CS Murkomen initiates process for increasing Road Maintenance Levy proposed in Finance Bill 2024

CS Murkomen initiates process for increasing Road Maintenance Levy proposed in Finance Bill 2024

Kenyans protest abduction of volunteer doctor saving lives during Finance Bill demos

Kenyans protest abduction of volunteer doctor saving lives during Finance Bill demos

Finance Bill protests at midnight: How demos went down at nightclubs across the country

Finance Bill protests at midnight: How demos went down at nightclubs across the country

Protests break out at ACK Nyahururu church where Ruto & Gachagua are attending service [Video]

Protests break out at ACK Nyahururu church where Ruto & Gachagua are attending service [Video]

How gen z took Finance Bill protest to church with #OccupyChurches trending

How gen z took Finance Bill protest to church with #OccupyChurches trending

Ruto’s revamped security in Nyahururu: Mandatory search, screening equipment & police presence

Ruto’s revamped security in Nyahururu: Mandatory search, screening equipment & police presence

Nigerian pastor who prophesied Ruto’s win releases new prophesy & changes he should make

Nigerian pastor who prophesied Ruto’s win releases new prophesy & changes he should make

ADVERTISEMENT