Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Bank Officer Arrested for Allegedly Stealing N1.8 Million

An Access Bank transaction officer, Hammed Mosuro, was on Tuesday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, ‎for allegedly stealing N1.8 million.
Mosuro, 29, was arraigned on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, and fraud.
The Prosecutor, Cyriacus Osuji, told the court that the accused and some others who are still at large, committed the offences between June and July at Access Bank, Apongbon branch‎, Lagos Island.
Osuji alleged that the accused diverted N400, 000 to his personal account; money deposited by customer, G.I Distribution Ltd.

“The accused stole the sum of N650,000, deposited by another customer, Adebukola and Sons Ltd., also, N759, 500 deposited by one Idayat Adebukola was also stolen,’’ he said.
He said that the offences contravened Sections 285 (7), 368 (1), and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.
Mosuro pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The magistrate A. T. Omoyele, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
Omoyele adjourned the case till Oct. 12, for mention.

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