Court declines to discharge Ecobank staff of N1m theft charge

Magistrate F. O. Ikobayo (Mrs) of a Lagos Chief Magistrate’s Court, Ebute-Metta, Lagos, has rejected an application to discharge a staff of Ecobank Plc, Oniegho-Areh Thomson, of charges of conspiracy and stealing of N1 million leveled against him by the Police. Magistrate Ikobayo turned down the application to discharge the banker made by his lawyer, Mr. Oluseyi Olukoga. Oniegho-Areh, who works with the Apapa branch of the bank, is facing two count charge of conspiracy and alleged stealing of N1 million, belonging to Dr. Majaron Stanley. The banker and others…

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