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2 Lagos Filling Station Attendants Bolt With N100m

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For allegedly stealing their employer’s N100 million, two filling station attendants are facing trial at an Ojo Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

    The duo of  Emmanuel Shonubi, 28, and Taofeek Ayobami, 30, are standing trial on a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft.
    Although they pleaded not guilt, Police Prosecutor Simon Uche, said the accused committed the offences between January and September this year at Pendote Oil and Gas Station in the area.
    “The accused received N100 million as proceeds from sale of petrol and refused to remit it into the company’s account,” he told the court.
The offences contravened the provisions of Sections 287 and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2019.

 

Ruling, Magistrate A.A Adesanya admitted the men to bails in the sum of N1 million each with two sureties each in the same amount.

 

He directed the court clerk to verify the details of the sureties and adjourned the case until Dec. 9.

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