Housemaid Jailed 4-year For Stealing Employer’s N22m Jewelries


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Paul Iyoghojie

A 21-year old housemaid, Patience Anyen has been sentenced to four years of imprisonment for stealing her employer’s jewelries valued at N22 million.

The convict was jailed by Magistrate O.M Ajayi in charge of Court 14 at the Igbosere Magistrate Court, Lagos Island after she found the convict guilty of the two-charge of conspiracy and stealing preferred against her by the Police at the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos during the trial spanning a year and eight months.

Police alleged that trouble started for the convict on 12 March, 2016 when her
employer, Mrs Folashade Ilori reported to the Police that she left her maid at home at her residence at 31b, Shakiru Anjorin Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos for work, but that when she returned, she could not find her maid and her box containing jewelries valued at N22m.

Police alleged that following the report,…

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