Justice A.A. Akinyemi of an Ogun State High Court, sitting in Abeokuta, has convicted Kingswill Chiekezie and sentenced him to ten years imprisonment, for stealing the sum of N6,354,300.00 ( Six Million, Three Hundred and Fifty- Four Thousand, Three Hundred Naira only) belonging to Golden Rossy General Merchandise Limited.
He was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on September 9, 2013 on a 3-count charge, bordering on stealing, conspiracy to steal and issuance of dud cheques.
Justice Akinyemi found him guilty on the charge of stealing and sentenced him to seven years imprisonment and another three years imprisonment on the charge of issuance of dud cheques. The sentence is to run concurrently.
The convict was not physically present in court while the sentence was pronounced. The judge, consequently ordered all law enforcement agencies in Nigeria, to paste the photograph of the convict in public places and arrest him.
He also directed that the service of the jail sentence should commence from the date of his arrest.
Media & Publicity
16th December, 2014
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