A 23-year-old sales representative, Qudir Afolabi, on Friday appeared in a Magistrates’ Court in Ikeja, Lagos for allegedly stealing cartons of beer worth N4.6 million from his employer.
The police charged Afolabi with conspiracy and theft.
He pleaded not guilty.
The prosecution counsel, ASP Bisi Ogunleye, told the court that the defendant committed the offence with some other at large on January 13 at Abule Egba area of Lagos.
Ogunleye said the defendant stole the cartons of beer belonging to Fafem Haulage Nigeria Limited.
He also said the defendant also stole six truck tyres worth N750,000.
Ogunleye said the offence contravened the provisions of Sections 287 (7) and 411 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.
Magistrate Ejiro Kubeinje admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum.
Kubeinje ordered that the sureties should be gainfully employed with evidence of two years tax payment to Lagos State Government.
She adjourned the case until April 14 for mention.