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Lagos bar manager arraigned for stealing N630k


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Nigerian police in Lagos on Tuesday has arraigned a 25-year-old woman and bar manager, Hope Anozie, for allegedly stealing her employer’s ₦630,000.

The defendant who resides at 30, Adepeju Adewale St., Alagbado, Lagos, is being tried for stealing at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.

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The prosecutor, Inspector Samuel Mishozunnu told the court that the offence was committed between January 2024 and February 2024 at Keyspice Bar and Restaurant, Meiran, Lagos.

He said when the company’s account was audited, it was discovered that ₦630,000 was missing.

The prosecutor said the defendant who was the one in charge couldn’t give a satisfactory account of the missing money.

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According to the prosecutor, the defendant has contravened section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

The Magistrate, F. D Hughes, has however granted the defendant bail of ₦100,000 with two sureties in sum and adjourned the case until April 17 for mention.