Banker docked for allegedly stealing N1.8m

An Access Bank transaction officer, Hammed Mosuro, was on Tuesday charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, ‎for allegedly stealing N1.8 million.

Mosuro, 29, who resides at No. 90, Muler Road, Iyana Ipaja, Lagos, was arraigned on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing, and fraud.

The Prosecutor, Cpl Cyriacus Osuji, told the court that the accused and some others still at large committed the offences between June and July at Access Bank, Apongbon branch‎, Lagos Island.

Osuji alleged that the accused converted N400, 000 to his personal account; money deposited by a customer, G.I Distribution Ltd.

“The accused stole the sum of N650, 000, deposited by another customer, Adebukola and Sons Ltd., N759, 500 deposited by one Idayat Adebukola was also stolen,’’ he said.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 285 (7), 368 (1), and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Omsuru pleaded not guilty to the charges.

The Magistrate A. T. Omoyele, granted bail to the accused in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

Omoyele adjourned the case till Oct. 12, for mention.

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