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Alleged N50.2m theft: Court reserves judgment in suit against

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By Celestine Ajayi

Justice Raliat Adebiyi of an Ikeja High Court,on Tuesday, reserved judgment in a suit filed against a lawyer, Yetunde Sousa,  accused of stealing N50.2million from Dominos Stores and Ozone Cinemas.

The judgement was scheduled to be delivered earlier in the morning, however, when the criminal suit was announced in court, Adebiyi told the counsel present that the judgment was not ready.

The judge noted that a new date would be communicated to all parties in the suit.

NAN reports that the Lagos State Government charged Sousa with theft.

According to the charge sheet, the defendant allegedly committed the offence between May and December 2011 in the premises of Dominos Stores, Alagomeji, Lagos.

The lead state prosecutor, Mrs Rotimi Odutola, alleged that the N50.2million which belonged to the supermarket and cinema was given to her by Mr Micheal Murray-Bruce.

The prosecution said that the money was for the renewal of the lease of a property situated at No. 1 Habour Road, Apapa, Lagos which belonged to NFS Food and Cold Storage Ltd.

The offence, the prosecution said, contravened the provisions of Section 390(9) of the Criminal Code Laws Cap C17, Vol. 2 of Lagos State 2003.

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