A woman, Izuchukwu Njekwe, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N9.15 million belonging to one Okoro Austin.
The police prosecutor, simply identified as Peter, told the court that Njekwe committed the offence on September 29, 2017 at Tafia Adelako Street, Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos state. He said that the offence contravened and was punishable under Section 285 of the Criminal Code, Vol. 44 Law of Lagos state.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the lone count charge of stealing. Presiding magistrate, Aje Afunwa granted the defendant bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum. The case was adjourned till December 6, 2017.
By Raphael Adenaike