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Lekki Gardens Chief Executive Charged With Theft

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The Police Special Fraud Unit (SFU), Ikoyi, Lagos has charged a director of Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Richard Nyong, with stealing a laptop, women’s shoes, a cheque and N550,300 in cash.

Lekki Gardens, Nyong, and two others, Christiana Amida and Blessing Essien, were charged in absentia on Monday, before Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.

According to a charge marked FHC/L/405C/2016 and signed by Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Effiong Asuquo, and Superintendent of Police (SP) Ezema Susan, they were accused of four counts of conspiracy and stealing.

The defendants allegedly committed the offence at Lekki Gardens’ office at Plot 1, Lekki Garden Estate Road, Olokonla District, Lekki.

The police said on April 19, 2014, the accused stole one HP Mini laptop 320GBand valued at N49,500, seven pairs of ladies’ shoes valued at N135, 500, N550,300 in cash and a cheque for N502,000, all property of Eneh Excellence Nora, a former staffer of Lekki Gardens.

The SFU alleged that the defendants, without a court order or any lawful excuse, dispossessed Nora of a Hyundai Accent saloon car, marked LSU 552 BR, an official car allocated to her by the firm.

It said the alleged offences were contrary to Sections 516, 383 and 388, and punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Act Cap C38, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria.

Following the defendants’ absence, Justice Idris ordered the court registrar to issue and serve hearing notice on them and adjourned the case till December 12, 2016.

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