Court Jails Two Calabar Bankers for Stealing N2.9m from Dead Customer

Emmanuel Alfred

Justice Elias Abua of the Cross River State High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River State, has convicted and sentenced two former bankers: Titus Chima Nwankwo and Utibe-Abasi Ifiok George for stealing the sum of N2,900,000 (Two Million, Nine Hundred Thousand Naira only), from the account of a deceased customer of a Commercial Bank.

Nwankwo and George were jailed on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 after pleading guilty to one-count separate charges bordering on forgery, conspiracy, breach of trust and stealing, upon their arraignment by the Uyo Zonal Command of the EFCC.

In view of their pleas, Prosecution Counsel, Joshua Abolarin prayed the Court to convict and sentence the defendants accordingly.

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