Court orders Emirates Airlines to pay $1.6m, N50m for unlawful conversion of passenger’s funds

A Federal High Court Lagos has ordered Emirates Airlines to pay $1.6million and N50millon for unlawful conversion of a passenger’s funds. The businessman, Mr. Orji Prince Chu Ikem, whose hand luggage contained $1, 630 million , was illegally and unlawfully converted by some staff of Emirates Airlines, during a business trip from Lagos to China in 2007. The court also awarded the sum of N50 million against Emirates Airlines, for the untold hardship it subjected the businessman to, as a result of the said illegal and unlawful conversion of the businessman’s…

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