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Lagos man Agbaje in trouble for using employer's 900k to play Bet Naija

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By Chinyere Omeire

A 23-year- old- supermarket staff in Lagos Abiola Agbaje on Tuesday pleaded guilty to two-count charge of stealing and breach of the peace filed against him for using his employer’s N900,000 to gamble.

Agbaje whose address was not provided was arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court

The prosecutor, ASP Benedict Aigbokhan, told the court that Agbaje committed the offences on June 26, at about 2:00 p.m., at No. 1, Rasaki Tijan Street, Igando, ikotun, Lagos.

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Aigbokhan said that the defendant used the sum of N900, 000 belonging to his employer, one Mr Yemi Liasu, to play Bet Naija game.

According to him, the defendant used the money without the consent of his employer, adding that the defendant acted in a manner likely to cause breach of the peace.

He said that the offences contravened Sections 168(d) and 287(7) of the Criminal Law of Lagos, 2015.

The Magistrate, Miss K. A. Ariyo, adjourned the case until July 12 for review of facts and sentencing.(NAN)

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