A Magistrate court in Oredo, Edo state today sent a 27 year old woman identified as Loveth Enginna to 12 months in jail for stealing the sum of N263, 200 belonging to Trust Fund Micro Finance bank.
According to the Nation, the Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Thomas Ojo informed the Court that Loveth committed the crime between May 2013 and Aug. 2013 at No. 6 Adesuwa Grammer School in Benin.
Sergeant Ojo said the offence contravened section 390 (9) of the criminal Code Cap. 48 Vol. ll laws of the defunct Bendel State of Nigeria 1976 as applicable in Edo. The presiding Magistrate, Mrs J.O Ejale convicted Loveth to one year imprisonment or an option of N50, 000 with hard labour.