20171220

Female Student In Prison Over Theft of N1.5million

An Osun state Magistrate court remanded of a lady, who's a law student of Adeleke University, Amah Yangu Rose, in prison for allegedly robbing two persons of N1.5m.

The accuse was said to have committed the offence in May 30, 2017 at Aisu area of Ede, Osun State.

According to the charge sheet, she obtained 

N710,000 from one Ogunniyi Gbadebo and another 800,000 from one Giwa Ayodeji promising to supply them 633bags of Dangote cement and failed to do so.

The offence is said to have contravened Section 419 of the criminal code.

The court confirmed her guilty of the offense and ordered her to refund the money.

When the case came up in Ede Magistrate Court on Monday, the prosecutor, Mr. Samson A., informed the court that the accused person promised to bring N500,000 to the court, but failed to do so.

The prosecutor told the court that the accused sent N50,000 as against the N500,000 she promised, noting that she did not send any representation to the court.

The prosecutor, however, urged the court to issue bench warrant against her and her sureties to appear in court.

Mrs. Ogunniyi Omoniyi, who held the brief for the complainant, said the accused was granted long adjournment to enable her pay the amount she promised. She urged the court to uphold the prayer of the prosecutor and issue bench warrant against the accused.

The presiding magistrate, Mr. Asimiyu Adedayo, said that the accused person has no reason to absent in court without sending representative.

He thereby revoked the bail granted the accused and ordered that she should be arrested and remanded in Ilesa prison till January 25, 2018.