Salesgirl arraigned over missing N2m from Coca-Cola depot

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A 30-year-old salesgirl, Temitope Akinola, has been arraigned in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing N2 million from a Coca-Cola depot.

Akinola, whose residential address was not provided, was charged with theft on Tuesday.

The court heard that the defendant allegedly committed the offence between November 16, 2018 and June 2019 at the Sound Foundation Area in Oko-Afo area of Lagos.

Police prosecutor, Akpan Ikem, said that the defendant, being a salesgirl to Ocean Crown Coca-Cola depot, allegedly converted into her use, the sum of N2 million being the proceeds realised from the sale of the product.

According to Mr Ikem, the alleged offence contravened the provisions of Sections 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.

Chief Magistrate Patrick Adekomaya admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum.

The case was adjourned until July 17 for further hearing.