Woman Bags Two Hundred And 66 Years Imprisonment For Stealing Employers Money

Oluremi Olayinka
Physinews: A female staff of popular eatery, Sweet
Sensation, Oluremi Olayinka was on
Wednesday convicted and sentenced to 266
years imprisonment by Justice A.A Akinyemi of
Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta, for stealing
N8million belonging to her employer.


The offence is contrary to sections 390(6)(7)
( , 467 and 468 respectively of the Criminal
Code Law Cap 29, Laws of Ogun State.

The court found the convict guilty on all the 34-
count charges. She was sentenced to seven
years on each of 30 counts and 14 years on
the remaining four charges. The sentences are
to run concurrently.
Additionally, Justice Akinyemi ordered her to
return the money she stole in restitution to her
victim.

Ms. Olayinka was arraigned before Justice
Akinyemi on May 13, 2014 following a petition,
alleging that she stole the sum of N8,000,000
(Eight Million Naira), which she received on
behalf of her employer.

When the convict was confronted with the
allegation, she admitted the crime only for her
to dramatically pleaded not guilty upon
arraignment.

In the course of trial, the Economic and
Financial Crimes Commission presented four
witnesses and tendered 16 exhibits to prove its
case against the convict.