Salon Keeper in court for allegedly stealing N12m from employer

A 35-year-old Salon keeper identified as Ijeoma Ndukwe, who allegedly stole N12 million cash from her employer, was on Thursday, August 31, brought before a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

Ndukwe, whose address was not provided, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
She, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge.
The prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, insisted that the accused and others now at large, committed the offences at `D’ Salon, Victoria Island, Lagos, at about 11a.m. on Dec.10, 2016.
‎Osayande said that the accused conspired together and stole N11.9 million cash, as well as hair weave and hair conditioner, all valued at N12 million, property of Abogo Okegbe of `D’ Salon Downtown, Victoria Island, Lagos.‎
The prosecutor said the offences contravened Sections 287 (7) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
The ‎‎‎Magistrate, Mr Aro Lambo, in a ruling granted the accused N500,000 bail, with two sureties in like sum.
Lambo said that one of the sureties must be a blood relation of the accused, while the other should be a community leader or a cleric.

Lambo adjourned the case until September 7 for mention.