Account Manager Arrested For Allegedly Stealing N13m From Employer


The Lagos State Police Command has arrested one Chijioke Ndubuisi, an account manager who allegedly stole N13 million belonging to his employer.

Ndubuisi, 29, who was arraigned before a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos on Friday was charged with conspiracy and theft.
The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges leveled against him.

ASP Raji Akeem, the prosecution counsel, while presenting the case in court said that the defendant committed the offense between Dec. 15, 2018 and August 2019 at Jumia Nigeria International Limited, located at Adeniji Jones, Ikeja.

According to him, the accused and his accomplice hacked into the company’s account and stole N13 million.

Akeem said the offense contravened the provisions of sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Chief Magistrate O. A, Layinka granted the defendant to bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum.

Layinka adjourned the case until March 11 for mention.

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