Sales girl, 25, charged with N188,000 fraud

Sales girl, 25, charged with N188,000 fraud

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 12:23 pm

A Minna Magistrates Court on Tuesday arraigned 25-year-old sales girl, Ayomide Olushola, for allegedly defrauding her employer of N188, 000.

The accused was docked on a count‎ charge of criminal misappropriation, contrary to section 309 of the penal code law.

The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Gunduma Ibrahim, told the court that Rakiya Datti reported the matter at the station on June 2.

Ibrahim said the complainant alleged that the accused, who she employed as sales girl at her shop at Kure Ultra Modern Market Minna, could not account for goods worth N188, 000 kept under her custody

When the charge was read to the accused, she pleaded not guilty.

The Prosecutor prayed the court to adjourn the case as police investigation into the matter was still ongoing.

He however stated that granting bail for the accused was at the discretion of the court.

The Magistrate, Mariam Kings granted the accused N100, 000 bail with a surety in like sum.

She said that the surety must reside within the jurisdiction of the court and adjourned the case until June 22 for further mention.


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