Nigerian Banker Withdraws Cash From 12 Customers’ Accounts

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at 03:01 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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A customer care officer with a new generation bank’s branch at Alaba, Ojo, Lagos, Binutiri Aribidesi Sodiq, 26, has been arrested by the police at Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos, western Nigeria, for allegedly withdrawing cash from the accounts of twelve customers of the bank without authorization.
After investigation by Warrant Inspector Dorcas Dangbi and her team, the suspect was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on a 13-count charge of felony to wit, stealing.
The police alleged that the accused, a resident of 3B, Binutiri Street, off Ilogbo Road, Ajamgbadi, Lagos, was arrested following a complaint by the management of the bank’s headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos, that Sodiq had stolen the sum of N989, 200 during working hours between 8 November, 2013 and 27 March, 2014.
The bank further claimed that they discovered the fraud when they audited their accounts.
During investigation, according to the police, they discovered that Sodiq allegedly used his position to fraudulently withdraw the money from the victims’ accounts, claiming that the victim authorised him to withdraw the money, a claim the police said he knew to be false.
The police identified the victims as Olatuga Adeleke, Olatuga Funmilayo, Femi Ogunbiyi, Ogunyemi Adedayo, Ogunyemi Ayodeji, Suleiman Biliaminu, Akapo Adewale, Balogun Adeola, Oseni Wasiu, Akinola Shola Samson, Mohammed Shehu and Yisa Azeez.
The offences the accused allegedly committed, according to the police prosecutor, Sgt Raphael Donny, are punishable under sections 409, 363 and 285(Cool of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State, 2011.
Sodiq, however, pleaded not guilty to the crime and the Magistrate, Miss Ali Balogun, admitted him on bail in the sum of N3 million with two sureties in like sum.
She adjourned the matter till 24 July, 2014 for mention, while Sodiq was taken to Ikoyi Prison pending when he will fulfill his bail conditions.
liljerome at 03:04 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Ok
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schmit at 03:37 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Some bankers are criminals dat we know
Prison gate open aibeg somebody wan enter
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akupeace at 03:41 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Imagine that
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Larry28 at 03:53 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Thief
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Nicksam at 04:25 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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THIEF THIEF THIEF THIEF THIEF THIEF
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dareper at 05:18 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Na so them the comot small, small change from my account, but no worry if the money don plenty I go collect am from them back. I dey count am for them
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osamabinladin at 05:38 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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 Sad
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ndu2014 at 05:45 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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is against ethics of banking he really need to be punished so others who want to try something like that will no what awaits them
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xjiggy at 06:19 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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imagine. 12 people and the money no still reach 1mil. u dey steal from poor customers wey dey hustle to survive. dem no dey pay u? why u no go sing?
u know how much davido dey make per show? them swear for that guy.
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zoe61 at 06:45 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Hmmmm
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p4490758 at 07:29 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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I am sure this is greed, He has a pay cheque every month, at least he is better off than an unemployed person.. 
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Wysetots at 07:35 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Looting everywhere.
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christianity at 08:02 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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so bad.in this modern era?
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beneno at 08:32 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
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tankNZ at 08:42 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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wow!
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chicco77 at 09:20 PM, 4 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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winace at 12:06 AM, 5 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Some thieves like dis will cum to a forum and tarnish Jonathan as if they are saint. Petty thief. Mcthewwww
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Majfvy at 12:13 AM, 5 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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He's so greedy
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okilo101 at 01:46 AM, 5 Jun 14 (3 years ago)
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Goodnews!
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