A bar man in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, Daniel Itoro, has been arraigned before a Wuse Zone 2 Senior Magistrates' Court, for allegedly 'consuming' drinks belonging to his employees, worth a whopping N422,000.
According to the prosecutor in the case, Cpl. Monday Akor, 29-year-old Itoro was a waiter at City Park Garden in Wuse but he used his position to consume the drinks, thereby committing a criminal breach of trust and misappropriation.
Cpl. Akor, told the court that one Onuh Solomon of the Garden reported the case at the Maitama Police Station, on June 17, stating that the complainant had entrusted the central bar of the garden to the accused, which he dishonestly 'converted drinks worth N442,000 to his personal consumption.'
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and denied the allegations. The Magistrate, Chukwuemaka Ubani, however, granted him bail in the sum of N100, 000 while August 24, 2015, was fixed for hearing in the case.