Access Bank Manager, in the Ketu branch has been arrested by the operatives of the Lagos state Police command and charged over fraud allegation in the tune of N14 million.
Eye9ja reports that the Access Bank manager, Mr Nwaru Jerry Nnamdi, 34 was arrested and charged for allegedly stealing the money while refilling the bank’s ATM Vault.
His employer, the Access Bank, upon notification of the act, reported the theft at the Ikoyi Division of Nigeria Police Force, Ikoyi, Lagos State.
The Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the station, CSP Tijani Mustapha N`abba, subsequently directed his men led by Inspector Afolayan Babashola; an action that led to the arrest of the Access Bank Manager.
The police arraigned Nwaru before the Igbosere Chief Magistrate`s Court on Thursday, June 11 on a four-count charge among other, bothering on conspiracy, fraud and stealing.
However, the presiding Magistrate Mrs K.O Doja Ojo, declined to entertain the matter on the ground that the charge did not fall into the category of the emergency cases approved for the court to handle.
Doja Ojo directed the police to return the suspect to the station and bring him back after COVID 19 crisis for proper arraignment.
According to police, nemesis, caught up with the suspect when forensic auditors from the bank`s headquarters audited the account books of the branch.
The auditors discovered that the suspect stole N14m between May and December 2019 through false accounting.