Banker Gets 1 Year Imprisonment For Fraud!

Justice Bello Lawal of the Kaduna State High Court, Zaria, Kaduna state on Wednesday sentenced one David Danjuma Gwani who was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on a 2- count charge of theft to six months imprisonment on each count and ordered him to restitute the victim to the tune of N250, 000.
The accused person who is an employee of United Bank for Africa, Samaru Branch, Zaria, used his position as relationship officer to suppress the accounts of customers by stealing the sum of N2,948,040 (Two Million, Nine Hundred and Forty Eight Thousand, Forty Naira Only) from the accounts between September 2011 and June 2012.
The charges read; “That you David Danjuma Gwani between September 2011 and June 2012, in Zaria within the jurisdiction of the High Court of Justice Kaduna State while being an employee of United Bank for Africa Plc committed theft by stealing the sum of N745, 000 (Seven Hundred and Forty Five Thousand Naira Only) in possession of the said United Bank for Africa and that you thereby committed an offence punishable under section 289 of the Penal Code.
“That you David Danjuma Gwani between September 2011 and June 2012, in Zaria within the jurisdiction of the High Court of Justice Kaduna State while being an employee of United Bank for Africa Plc committed theft by stealing the sum of NN2, 203,040 (Two Million Two Hundred and Three Thousand Forty Naira Only) in possession of the said United Bank for Africa and that you thereby committed an offence punishable under section 289 of the Penal Code”.
The accused person pleaded guilty to the charges and was convicted accordingly.

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