A Magistrate court sitting in Iyaganku Ibadan on Tuesday arraigned a staff of United Bank of Africa (UBA), Adeyemi Tosin for transferring the sum of Ten Million Naira from the account of a customer, Mr. Oladele Adisa Quadri domiciled in the bank.
The chief Magistrate, Mr. O.A Hamzat who presided over the matter ordered that the accused should be remanded at Abolongo correctional centre, Oyo.
He advised the general public to be careful in their dealing with their account officers and other financial institutions.
The prosecutor, Mr. Olagunju Opeyemi had earlier told the court that Adeyemi Tosin committed the offense between 12 and 13 days of August 2021 at UBA, Challenge, branch.
He said; “That you, Adeyemi Tosin between 12 and 13 of August 2021 at UBA challenge, Ibadan in Ibadan Magistrate district.
“Being a staff of UBA challenge, Ibadan, you did fraudulently transferred the sum of Ten million Naira from UBA account of one Oladele Adisa Quadri and thereby committed offence contrary to section 383 and punishable under section 390 (8)(b)(9) of criminal code, cap. 38, volume II law of Oyo state.”
Our correspondent learnt that the complainant had used his Automated Teller Machine Card (ATM) at the UBA branch but the ATM was stock in the machine.
The prosecutor told Daily Trust that the suspect used the secret code engraved on the ATM card to transfer the money to another account so as to make it untraceable.
“When caught, he transferred the sum of Eight Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira back to him the complainant account which means he has a balance of One Million, Two Hundred Thousand Naira.”