Thursday, 23 April 2015

Eatery worker sentenced to 266 years imprisonment for stealing N8m

Oluremi Olayinka pictured above, who worked with popular eatery Sweet Sensation,  has been sentenced to 266 years imprisonment by an Ogun state High Court for stealing N8 million from her employers. 

Her company petitioned the EFCC after she made away with N8million handed over to her by her employer. Olayinka was in May 2013 dragged before the court for the offence. 
Justice A.A. Akinyemi while delivering his judgement on the case yesterday April 22nd, found her guilty on all 34-count charges brought against her. She was sentenced to seven years on each of 30 counts and 14 years on the remaining four charges.

The sentences are to run concurrently. She was also ordered to return the money she stole in restitution to her victim. Olayinka who admitted to the crime initially, denied committing the crime when she was arraigned. 4 witnesses and 16 evidence were used by the EFCC to prove she was guilty of committing the crime.

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