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Banker in court for stealing depositors funds

17 March 2015, 18:37Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - A banker and his accomplice have appeared in the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja for allegedly stealing N1,6 million from account holders.

The banker, Arome Augustine Suleiman, and one Etu Yusufu Idoko have appeared before Justice Peter Kekemeke on a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft.

Suleiman allegedly engaged in divulging information on the account of customers as well as their mandate details to fraudsters.

Also Read: Ex-Gombe State Commissioner secures bail in fraud case

He is said to have provided account details of customers to Idoko through which they both conspired to steal money from their accounts.
The accused are pleading not guilty.

Justice Kekemeke has granted bail to the accused in the sum of N2 million and one surety each in like sum. The surety must be a land owner within jurisdiction of the court with certificate of occupancy and must be civil servants not below Grade Level 10.

The case has been adjourned to May 11 for trial to commence.

- CAJ News

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