Policemen attached to Lion building division, Lagos, have arrested a staff of the Ketu branch of an old generation bank and his lover who is a student of the Lagos State University, Jibowu campus, for allegedly defrauding his employers of N40 million .
The banker identified as Ade Ahmed, was arrested last month for allegedly withdrawing the amount from his employer’s account.
Police sources hinted that further investigation led to the discovery of part of the money in Ade’s undergraduate lover’s account, subsequent upon which she was also arrested.
But in her confessional statement, Ade’s girlfriend simply identified as Mary, claimed she was oblivious of the source of the money.
“All my boyfriend told me was to give him my ATM card and pin number, saying he wanted to transfer some money into my account and I gave him.
He thereafter, warned me not to tell anybody because according to him, he wanted to use it for business”, the Computer Science student reportedly said.
But after much scrutiny, she was alleged to have admitted that her boyfriend later told her the sum of N3.7 million deposited in her account was withdrawn from his employer’s account.
The lover birds have reportedly been charged to Tinubu Magistrate court for stealing.
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