A younger workforce of 7up Bottling enterprise is being made to pay for his criminal act after he became found out to have bolted along with his organisation’s cash.
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Obinna Okafor, a 23- yr-antique worker of 7up Bottling employer, on Friday become made to appear before an Ikeja Magistrates’ court docket for allegedly stealing the organisation’s trailer battery.
Okafor, whose deal with became not supplied, pleaded not guilty to the 2-count charge of conspiracy and stealing delivered towards him.
however the Prosecutor, Sgt. Ishaku Babaji, advised the court docket that the accused with others nevertheless at big dedicated the offences at the premises of 7up company at Oregun, Ikeja, on April 1.
Babaji alleged that the accused stole the battery from the business enterprise’s trailer and concealed it in a truck being pushed out of the premises.
“The truck was checked and searched at the go out gate through safety officers and they determined the stolen battery within the truck.
“The accused turned into arrested and on interrogation, he confessed to stealing the battery, pronouncing he desires to promote it and use the cash to meet personal dedication.”
The offences contravened Sections 285 and 409 of the crook law of Lagos country 2015 (Revised).
The information company of Nigeria (NAN) reviews that segment 285 prescribes a 3-12 months jail term for stealing, while section 409 stipulates a -yr imprisonment for conspiracy.
The magistrate, Mr J.A. Adegun, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Adegun said the sureties should be gainfully employed with an proof of years tax fee to the Lagos country government.
He adjourned the case till might also 16 for mention.
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