UK court jails Nigerian woman for stealing £20,000


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By Biodun Busari 

A Nigerian woman, Abiola Akinremi working as a care home worker has been sentenced to seven months in prison in the United Kingdom for stealing £20,000 from the savings of vulnerable residents.

The 41-year-old who has worked as an administrator at the facility in Bostall House in Abbey Wood, Old Bailey, in South East London, and made dozens of illegal withdrawals from the bank account of patients, according to Daily UK News on Thursday.

The Old Bailey is a facility that shelters mental health residents under the Mental Health Act, and those without family support hand over control of their finances to administrators and caregivers.

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