Crime and Security

Police waited for him to exchange marriage vows before arresting him over N1m theft

Police waited for him to exchange marriage vows before arresting him over N1m theft

Luck ran out of a 37-year-old ex-banker, Aliu Mustapha, after he was arrested on his wedding over an alleged theft of N1m.

Mustapha, an ex-marketing officer of Addosser Micro-Finance Bank Plc, was dragged Thursday, before an before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for the offence.

The defendant a resident of No. 8, Oremeji St., Lagos, is facing trial on a charge of stealing preferred against him by the police. He however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

 

[penci_blockquote style=”style-2″ align=”none” author=””]“Mustapha was arrested on Aug. 11, during his wedding after the police got information that he was getting married.[/penci_blockquote]

The prosecutor, Sgt. Samuel Mishozunnu, told the court that the defendant committed the alleged offence between May and June 2017, during working hours, at No. 32, Lewis St., Lagos Island.

According to him, the defendant allegedly committed the offence while working with Addosser Micro-Finance Bank PLC.

Mishozunnu said that the defendant collected the N1million from a customer of the micro-finance bank but refused to remit it to the bank.

“One of the customer’s gave the defendant N840, 000 and another customer gave him N160, 000, but the accused absconded with the money.

 

[penci_related_posts taxonomies=”undefined” title=”Online Related Posts” background=”” border=”” thumbright=”no” number=”4″ style=”grid” align=”none” displayby=”recent_posts” orderby=”random”]

“Mustapha was arrested on Aug. 11, during his wedding after the police got information that he was getting married.

“The police waited for him to exchange his marriage vows after which he was apprehended and charged,” Mishozunnu said.

The counsel to the defendant, Mr M. A. Rufai, urged the court to grant his client bail on most liberal terms.

In his ruling, the magistrate, Mr. Y.O. Aro-Lambo, granted a N200, 000 bail to the defendant with two sureties in like sum.

He said that one of the sureties must be a community leader, and must show evidence of tax payment to the Lagos State Government and have their addresses verified.

The case was adjourned until Sept.11 for trial.

 

Comment With Facebook

Comments (159)

  1. I constantly spent my half an hour to read this website’s articles daily along with a cup of coffee.|

  2. Greetings. Allow me to start by telling the author’s name – Thad. My family lives in California with regards to love routine living so now. Supervising has been her employment for months and it is something she absolutely love. The favorite hobby for him as well as his kids would be jog but he’s thinking on starting something another. He’s been working on his website for a long time now. Look it over here: #link#

  3. This is the right blog for anyone who wants to find out about this topic. You realize so much its almost hard to argue with you (not that I actually would want?HaHa). You definitely put a new spin on a topic thats been written about for years. Great stuff, just great!

  4. Aw, this was an incredibly good post. Finding the time and actual effort to generate a great article… but what can I say… I hesitate a lot and never seem to get nearly anything done.|

  5. The author is called Rhett. I used pertaining to being unemployed obtain I am a cashier and it’s something I actually enjoy. Her family lives in North carolina. To read comics precisely what I do every full week. If you want to find out more the look at my website: #link#

  6. Link exchange is nothing else however it is just placing the other person’s weblog link on your page at appropriate place and other person will also do same in favor of you.|

  7. Sweet blog! I found it while searching on Yahoo News. Do you have any tips on how to get listed in Yahoo News? I’ve been trying for a while but I never seem to get there! Thank you|

  8. hi!,I like your writing so so much! share we keep in touch extra approximately your article on AOL? I need an expert on this area to resolve my problem. Maybe that’s you! Taking a look forward to look you. |

  9. It’s perfect time to make a few plans for the future and it is time to be happy. I’ve learn this publish and if I may I want to suggest you few fascinating issues or tips. Perhaps you can write next articles regarding this article. I desire to read more issues approximately it!

Comment here