Oluremi Olayinka , a female staff of popular eatery,
Sweet Sensation, was on Wednesday convicted and
sentenced to 266 years imprisonment by Justice A.A
Akinyemi of Ogun State High Court, Abeokuta, for
stealing N8million belonging to her employer.
According to Vanguard, she was sentenced to seven
years on each of 30 counts and 14 years on the
remaining four charges. The sentences are to run
concurrently, additionally, Justice Akinyemi ordered
her to return the money she stole in restitution to her
Ms. Olayinka was arraigned before Justice Akinyemi
on May 13, 2014 following a petition, alleging that she
stole the sum of N8,000,000 (Eight Million Naira),
which she received on behalf of her employer.
When the convict was confronted with the allegation,
she admitted the crime only for her to dramatically
pleaded not guilty upon arraignment.
In the course of trial, the Economic and Financial
Crimes Commission presented four witnesses and
tendered 16 exhibits to prove its case against the