Abuja - A 42-year-old Edo State man has been sentenced for
seven years after he was found guilty of fraud at the Evbouriaria Magistrate
Court, Punch reported.
Charles Hamilton allegedly defrauded Zeenab Foods Limited of
N485000 together with his accomplices.
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The accused is said to be a former manager at the company
and unlawfully converted money meant for the purchase of production materials.
The Chief Magistrate has given the accused the option of a
Those who engage in fraud are given high sentences because
of the degree of the crime such as a bank official who defrauded a customer of
N30 million was sentenced to 39 years in prison.
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