Court Convicts Lekki Driver, Samuel Ogwuche, For $2,000 Theft

A Lagos State Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Igbosere has convicted a driver and undergraduate of Lagos State University, Samuel Okari Ogwuche for stealing the sum of about Two Thousand Dollars from his employer in the Lekki area of Lagos.

Magistrate O. M. Daramola who found him guilty upon his guilty plea, stated that the Police has been able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that Ogwuche committed the offences.

According to the charge information, Samuel Ogwuche was said to have on the third of April 2022, at Kuboye street Lekki Phase 1 in Eti-Osa magisterial district did steal various Foreign Currencies amounting to $2000, property of his employer and thereby committed an offence punishable under Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria 2015.

The Police was invited to review the case file and tendered several documents after Ogwuche’s guilty plea to prove the allegation

Subsequently, Magistrate Daramola, sentenced Oguche who hailed from Idoma tribe in Benue State, to thirty hours of community service.

Wahab Akinlade

Akinlade I. WAHAB is a dedicated journalist and the proprietor of I-WAHAB Media. He embarked on his career at Murhi International TV (MiTV) and subsequently joined Radio Nigeria as a Judicial Correspondent.With a profound interest in legal reporting, he currently holds the positions of Chairman at the National Association of Judicial Correspondents (NAJUC), Ikeja Branch, and Chairman at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Radio Nigeria Chapel.As the owner of I-WAHAB Media, he has successfully established Top Court News, a platform renowned for providing comprehensive coverage of court cases and legal developments, with the aim of promoting transparency within the judicial system.Akinlade's diligent work and unwavering commitment to ethical reporting have earned him immense respect within the Nigerian journalism community.

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