Sales rep. faces N7.4m theft charge



A 26-year-old sales representative, Boniface Inang, on Friday appeared before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ , Lagos for allegedly his employer’s goods worth N7.4 million.

Inang, whose  address was not provided, is facing a charge of , to which he pleaded not .

The prosecutor, Insp. Benedict Aigbokhan, told the that the defendant committed the on 12 at 9:00 a.m. at . 3/5, Dotun Adeagbo St., Ago, Lagos.

Aigbokhan said the defendant stole the items belonging to the complainant, Mr Emeka .

He listed the items to include: three pairs of shoes, one electric cooker, some bags, clothes and sets of plates.

Other items are: one blending machine, one HP Laptop, a gold necklace, bracelets, pair of earrings and wrist watches.

Aigbokhan said the contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The counsel to the defendant, Mrs Ngozi Wilson, urged the to grant her client bail on liberal terms.

The Magistrate, Mr E. O. Ogunkanmi, granted the defendant bail in the sum of N3 million with two sureties in like sum.

Ogunkanmi ordered that the sureties must gainfully employed with evidence of tax payments to the Lagos State Government.

Ogunkanmi adjourned the case until April 20 for mention. (NAN)