31-yr-old man docked for allegedly stealing employer’s N558,000

Okoh, a resident of Akute area of Ogun, is standing trial on a charge of stealing, to which he pleaded not guilty.

Court gavel

The Prosecutor, Insp. Raji Akeem, told the court that the accused committed the offence on June 31, at IQ Bread Company, Alausa area of Lagos.

Akeem said the accused stole N558,000, being proceeds made from the sales of bread from his employer.

He said that Okon, instead of remitting the money into Bamidele’s account, converted it to personal use.

The prosecutor said that when the complainant discovered that Okoh was stealing her money, she reported the case to the police and the accused was arrested.

The offence contravenes Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (revised).

Section 287 prescribes three-year jail term for stealing.

The Magistrate T.O Shomade, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N150,000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case until Aug.2 for mention.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote seeks to raise an additional $1.1 billion to complete his refinery project by 2023

Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote seeks to raise an additional $1.1 billion to complete his refinery project by 2023

8 African countries where Rihanna plans to launch her luxury Fenty Beauty products

8 African countries where Rihanna plans to launch her luxury Fenty Beauty products

#AMVCA 2022: Best and worst dressed celebrities

#AMVCA 2022: Best and worst dressed celebrities

'Go back to your Third World country' - WNBA star Liz Cambage accused of igniting fight with Nigeria's D'Tigress

'Go back to your Third World country' - WNBA star Liz Cambage accused of igniting fight with Nigeria's D'Tigress

8 passive income ideas for African fashion designers

8 passive income ideas for African fashion designers

Ifuennada's N58M dress and the many lies celebrities tell [Pulse Editor's Opinion]

Ifuennada's N58M dress and the many lies celebrities tell [Pulse Editor's Opinion]

New Music Friday: Latest releases featuring Davido, Burna Boy, Asake, Zinoleesky, Rema and others

New Music Friday: Latest releases featuring Davido, Burna Boy, Asake, Zinoleesky, Rema and others

5 characters from 'Blood Sisters'  that got fans buzzing

5 characters from 'Blood Sisters' that got fans buzzing

I ran out of town when I was accused of sleeping with dogs - Cossy Orjiakor

I ran out of town when I was accused of sleeping with dogs - Cossy Orjiakor