A used monetary institution cashier, Ebenezer Adeolu Alonge, his partner, Isakunle Olamide Oyinlola, and his mother-in-legislation, Isakunle Eunice Moradeke were on Friday convicted and sentenced to 60 years in jail.
Justice Adekanye Ogunmoye of Ekiti Declare Excessive Court, Ado Ekiti sentenced the trio on 12 counts of conspiracy and stealing opposite to portion 390 (9) of the Criminal Code Regulations Cap 16 Regulations of Ekiti Declare, 2012, introduced in opposition to them by the Ibadan zonal position of industrial of the Financial and Monetary Crimes Commission, (EFCC).
Justice Ogunmoye, in his judgement, dominated that the prosecution workers, led by Abdulrasheed Lanre Suleiman, proved their case previous reasonable doubt and that the suspects failed to extricate themselves from the proof earlier than the court docket.
The EFCC, in each place in the trial, called two witnesses and tendered plenty of shows to demonstrate their case.
The convicts were came across guilty on all 12 counts and sentenced to 5 years on each count. The cumulative 60 years jail terms will, on the opposite hand, speed at the identical time as.
The plug to the dock started when the illicit activities of Ebenezer bought uncovered through a petition to the EFCC from one in all the recent generation banks alleging that one in all her workers participants by the title, Ebenezer Adeolu Alonge used to be alive to in unfaithful activities.It used to be alleged that sometime in February 2018, the monetary institution bought a complaint bearing on the monetary impropriety of the sum of N62, 400.00 in respect of a buyer’s legend. In step with the petitioner, on February 15, 2017, a buyer put the said sum into her legend but the transaction may presumably well well not be traced in the customer’s legend even after the customer introduced a copy of the skedaddle signed by Alonge. All over the investigation, the said transaction used to be allegedly traced to Ebenezer Alonge’s partner’s legend.
Further investigation, on the opposite hand, published that there used to be a turnover of over N21, 000,000.00 (Twenty-One Million Naira) as deposits from varied customers in his partner’s legend. Additionally, it used to be alleged that varied sums were traced to his mother-in-legislation’s legend, who used to be additionally a beneficiary of the unfaithful act.
The court docket additionally ordered Alonge to forfeit his home, which will be bought, and the proceeds aged to restitute the monetary institution.
SaharaReporters, Unique York