Police Arraign Cleaner For Stealing Employer’s Wristwatch, Perfume

A 22-year-old lady, Rhoda Doley, was on Wednesday arraigned in Lagos for allegedly stealing a wrist watch and perfume valued at N47,000.


The accused, a cleaner who lives at Abule Ojo Close, Alagbole Akute, Ogun State, appeared before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on a charge of stealing.

The prosecutor, Insp. Ishola Samuel, told the court that the accused, who was cleaning for one Mrs. Funmilayo Daniel-Akinsoto, committed the offence on March 2 at No 25, Coker Road, Ilupeju Lagos.

“The accused stole a wrist watch valued at N32, 000 and a Calvin Klein perfume valued at N15, 000; the complainant got to know when she did not see the watch inside its pack.

“The complainant suspected the accused and she was apprehended,” he said.

Samuel said that the total value of the stolen property was N47, 000 and that the offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

When the offence was read to the accused, she pleaded not guilty.

The Magistrate, Miss A.R Onilogbo granted the accused bail in the sum of N20, 000 with two sureties in like sum and adjourned the case to April 6 for mention.

Source: ThePunch


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