The police have accused a 39-year-old driver of stealing cartons of beer valued at N240, 000. The driver, Ademola Adesanya allegedly stole cartons of big stout and Satzenbrau beer, property of his employer, Cryslad Nigeria Limited. “He allegedly loaded assorted kinds of Guinness products to deliver to a customer in Sapele in Delta but on his way, he sold those products and converted the money to his personal use,” the police told an Ikeja Magistrate Court.
The police said that all efforts made by the company to get the money from the accused were unsuccessful.
“The accused had been on the run and refused to show up in the office or pick the company’s phone calls to him, until he was arrested,” the police further alleged.
Ademola, who is now being tried for stealing, pleaded not guilty to the charge of theft.
The court granted the accused bail in the sum of N200, 000 with two sureties in like sum.
Magistrate A.A Adesanya adjourned the case till June 20.