Sales rep in court for allegedly misappropriating employer’s N500,000



A 24-year-old sales , Sandra David, on Friday appeared in a Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly misappropriating N500, 000 belonging to her employer.

The charged David, who resides in Ungwan Rimi Area of , breach of trust and misappropriation.




The Prosecution Counsel, Insp Chidi Leo, told the court that Adebayo Temitope, reported the matter at the Gabasawa Station on Feb. 5.

Leo said the complainant alleged that the defendant was employed as a salesgirl at her cosmetic/boutique shop located at Ungwan Rimi Kaduna.

He said that sometime in December 2020, the defendant sold some woman’s wears and bags worth N500, 000 and converted the money to her personal use.





The prosecutor said the complainant asked about the money, the defendant not give satisfactory answer and all efforts made to recover the money failed.

The offence, he said, contravened the of sections 257 and 342 of the Penal Code, 2017.





The defendant pleaded not guilty.

Defence counsel Samuel Philip prayed the court to admit his client to bail.

Magistrate Ibrahim Emmanuel admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N100, 000 bail and two reliable sureties residing within the court’s jurisdiction.

He adjourned the matter until Feb. 22 for hearing. (NAN)