House Help Absconds With Employer's N13.3m Jewellery
A 29-year-old house help, Idara Archibong, is being tried for conspiracy and stealing after stripping her boss, Mrs Muriel Cuturi of valuable jewelries and money.
Totaling over 13.39 million Naira, the police said that she stole jewelry valued at N10 million consisting of coral beads, pearl chokers, 250 euros and 29,600 dollars.
Appearing before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, the Prosecutor, Insp. Chinalu Uwadione told the court that the accused committed the offences on April 27 at Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
The offences, he noted, contravened Sections 280(1) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (Revised).
The Magistrate, Mrs A.S. Okubule, admitted the accused to a bail of N1 million with two sureties in like sum.
Both sureties must show proof of tax payment for three years to the state government.
Further hearing of the case has been fixed for June 7.