A sales girl with Shoprite stores, Mariam Mufutau, has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N553, 956, 000 she realized from sales just one month after she secured employment.
The management of Shoprite Stores in Eti-Osa had reported the case of theft to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Ilasan Division, Lekki, Eti-Osa, SP Onyinye Onwuamaegbu.
Following the report, Onwuamaegbu ordered Inspector Orukotan Lonikola to arrest the accused.
During investigation, the accused could not give account of the missing money.
Mufutau was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos on a two-count charge of felony to wit and stealing.
Police prosecutor, Esther Adesulu informed the court in charge No: J/38/2017 that the accused committed the alleged offence between 1 April and 31 May, 2017 at Shoprite Stores, Eti-Osa during working hours.