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Woman in court over alleged N2.5 million fraud in Lagos

A 33-year-old woman, Jessica Anwal, on Tuesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing her company’s N2.5 million.

The Prosecutor, ASP Raji Akeem told the court that the offence was committed between May to September 2020 at Westgate Life Care Limited, Olowora, Ogba, Lagos.

Akeem alleged that the sum of N2.5 million was missing when the account was audited.

“The defendant who is also a cashier and was is in charge could not give a satisfactory account on how the money was spent, hence, she was arrested,” he said.

Akeem said that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

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The Chief Magistrate, Mrs O .l Adelaja in her ruling granted the defendant bail of N1 million with two sureties in like sum.
Adelaja adjourned the case until Nov. 11 for mention, NAN reports.

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