The accused, Monsurat Showemimo, is facing a charge of
The prosecutor, Sgt. Joseph Ajebe, said that the accused was
employed as the manager in charge of lottery (Premier Lotto
and Pool popularly known as “Baba Ijebu) by the complainant,
Mrs Roseline Ayodele, who reported the fraud.
He said the offence was committed sometime in April 2016 at
No. 14, Fadeyi St., off Ajayi Road, Oke-Ira, Ogba in Ikeja.
“The accused was asked to be remitting daily sales to the
madam’s account which she never did. Rather, she converted
N168,000 proceeds from sales to her use.”
Sgt. Ajebe said the accused disappeared after committing
the fraud and was recently apprehended by the police.
The offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of
Lagos State, which carries a three-year imprisonment.
The lady pleaded not guilty.
Chief Magistrate Alexander Komolafe granted the accused
N50,000 bail with 2 sureties, who must be gainfully employed
with an evidence of 2 years’ tax payment to Lagos State