workers of Diamond Bank PLC, Okoh Ebele and Charles Amadi, were
yesterday arraigned before a Karu Chief Magistrates Court, Abuja, for allegedly
forging the signatures of four consumers. The accused persons withdrew N250,000
from one of the customer’s account. Prosecutor Garba Mohammed told the
court that the accused were arraigned on a four-count charge of criminal
conspiracy, criminal breach of trust by servant, forgery and theft. He the offences contravened Sections
97, 314, 364 and 287 of the Penal Code.
Mohammed said that one Anthony Anaolu,
a worker with Diamond Bank PLC, Area 11, Abuja, reported the matter at the
Garki Police Station.
accused persons were staff of Wuse Zone 4, branch, entrusted with depositors’
themselves and revealed the signatures of four different customers operating
different accounts in the same bank.
to one Charles, whose surname is still unknown and now at-large, with the
intention to withdraw the customer’s money deposited with the bank.
succeeded in withdrawing the sum of N250,000 from the account of one L.A
Mittee, through one Amarachi Joshia, of Wuse Zone 5, Abuja,’’ he said.
trial for alleged theft in the same court.
investigation, the accused persons admitted committing the offence.
not guilty to the charges.
Achillo, therefore, made an oral application for their bail.
refused the application for bail and ordered that they should be remanded in
crime. It has to come by way of motion and not an oral application.
16,2013 for hearing,” Shaibu said. (NAN)