Olalekan Osho, a 38-year-old Point of Sale operator (PoS), appeared before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun on Wednesday for allegedly stealing N325 510 from his employer.
The Osho, on the other hand, entered a not guilty plea.
The defendant, whose address was omitted, was accused of stealing by the police.
The defendant committed the crime between November 1 and December 26, 2022, at No. 1 Engineer Kunle Ola Close in Itamarun Ayetoro, Ota, according to the prosecutor, Insp. E.O. Adaraloye.
Adaraloye alleged that the defendant stole the money which was given to him by his employer and meant for PoS transactions.
He said that offence contravened Section 390(6) of the Criminal Code,Laws of Ogun,2006.
The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Adeyemi, admitted the defendant to a N100, 000 bail with one surety in like sum.
She ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and be gainfully employed with evidence of tax payment to Ogun Government.
She adjourned the case until Feb.6 for further hearing. (NAN)