A young lady and her boyfriend who worked together to steal a huge amount of money have been arraigned in court.
A salesgirl and her boyfriend have been arraigned in court.
The two were arraigned at an Igbosere Magistrate Court on Thursday for allegedly stealing N11.4 million belonging to one businesswoman, Omobola Akintoye.
According to Daily Post, the salesgirl, simply identified as Suarau and works at a supermarket on Dosunmu Street in Lagos, was said to have connived with her boyfriend, a 32 year old cobbler, Ganiu Anjorin to commit the act.
The accused persons were arraigned before the Chief magistrate of the court, A. O. Soadoye, on a three-count charge bordering on stealing.
The defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Counsel to the police, Jimoh Joseph told the court that the offence was committed between February and July 2016.
Sarau, who worked at the supermarket was said to have got N400,000 from the money, while her boyfriend allegedly collected N11 million.
One of the charges read: “That you, Ganiu Anjorin, between February and July, 2016, at 47 Dosunmu Street, Lagos Island, in the Lagos Magisterial District, did steal the sum of N11 million, property of one Omobola Akintoye”.
The offence contravened Sections 285 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos state, 2011.
Soadoye granted the accused persons bail of N1 million each with two sureties each in like sum, and adjourned the case till November 9.