4 sales representatives docked over N1.08m shirts theft

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– Four  sales  representatives  were on arraigned  a Surulere Chief ’ Court for allegedly 268 pieces of   branded shirts and silk knots worth N1.08 million.

The accused are  Olumide Anawoye, 35; Victor Ajuziogu, 30; Nurudeen Adebayo, 33; and Christiana Isiani, 29.

The accused, whose addresses are unknown, are facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and .

The , Sgt. Jimah Iseghede, told the court that the accused committed the offences at Smart Mark Ltd. on Adeniran Ogunsanya St., Surulere,   ,  between Oct. 2, 2014 and Feb.18.
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Iseghede said that the complainant, Smart Mark Ltd, carried out an audit of its store and discovered that some of the alleged goods were .

The complainant, he said, listed those  as 268 T.M. Lewin branded shirts and silk knots, all valued at N1.08million.

He said that the offences contravened sections 285 and 409 of the Criminal Law of Lagos , 2011.

The News Agency of (NAN) reports that Section 285 prescribes  three years  imprisonment for .

The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.

her ruling, Chief  Magistrate A.F. Adeeyo  granted the accused bail the sum of N60,000 each one surety each in like sum.

She said the sureties must be either  parents or guardians of the accused and should also produce evidence of one-year-tax payment.

Adeeyo,  also ruled that the sureties must be residing within the court’s jurisdiction,  adjourned the case till April 16  for further hearing. (NAN)