Employee in court over alleged stealing of N100,000, 2 laptops



A 27-year-old man,  Ayodeji Adogbeji, who allegedly stole his employer’s  N100,000 and laptops, , appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, .

Adogbeji, whose address was not provided, is facing a -count charge, bordering on stealing to which he pleaded not guilty.

, Insp Doney Raphel, told court that defendant committed the offences on April 12, at 7 am. at Hocal HMR Suites, Sabo, Yaba.

Raphael said that defendant stole  money from his employer’s bag and Apple and Dell laptops, valued at N800,000, from the store.

He said that stolen items belonged to complainant, Mr Gbolahan Bankole.

According to the , the offences contravene Section 287(7) of the Law of State, 2015.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the section stipulates seven years jail term for stealing from one’s employer.

The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O. G. Oghre, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N100,000, with sureties each in like sum.

Oghrehas, thereafter, adjourned the case till July 13, for mention. (NAN)