Edo state- Mr Charles Hamilton 42-years old has been sentenced to seven- years imprisonment for defrauding a company of N485,000. by Evboriaria Magistrates Court in Edo state, he was arraigned on a three-count charge of conspiracy and stealing.
Aigbedion Obarkpalor the Police prosecutor told the court that Charles Hamilton with others at large, committed the crime between December 2013 and April 2014, at Zeenab Foods Limited, KM 8, Benin-Sapele Road, Benin Edo state.
The Police prosecutor Aigbedion Obarkpalor told the court that Charles Hamilton who worked as a manager with the said company unlawfully converted N485,000 meant for the purchase of production materials to his personal use.
“Mr Charles Hamilton offences contravened Section 516, 390 (7) and (9) and 390 (6) and (9) of the Criminal Code Cap 48 Vol. II Laws of defunct Bendel State of Nigeria 1976 as applicable in Edo. said by the the Police prosecutor Aigbedion Obarkpalor”
“Mr. F.O. Idiake Presiding Chief Magistrate sentenced the Charles Hamilton to seven- year imprisonment or an option of N300,000 fine.