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Photo: Former Diamond Bank Auditor Ikechukwu Chukwuma Jailed For Stealing N28 Million

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June 29, 2016 – Picture: Former Diamond Bank Manager Ikechukwu Chukwuma Jailed For Stealing N28 Million

Former Diamond Banker accused of stealing N28 million Naira from the bank in 2012 has been jailed.

The former Resident Internal Control Auditor was today sentenced to 6 months imprisonment by Justice M.A Onyetenu of the Federal High Court in Port Harcourt Rivers State and ordered to pay N15million as a restitution to Diamond Bank.

His sentence is to run from March 15th 2016, the day he was convicted.

10 Comments

10 Comments

  1. Metu Nyetu

    June 29, 2016 at 4:20 PM

    Pay N15m as restitution, balance is N13m. That amount is worth going to jail for six months. To me, the criminal won the case.

    • Jilo

      June 29, 2016 at 7:17 PM

      You are damn right @ Methu. The judgement makes no sense at all. That means keeping half of that money and since they are going to prorate his sentencing, that means he is not going to serve any jail time apart from the time he already spent. I suspect this Judge. He must have cut his own share of the deal. Six months for #28,000,000.00. Other criminal may want to go for this.

  2. fifelomo

    June 29, 2016 at 4:40 PM

    @Metu I laughed after reading your comment. Anyway, oga go and coil off in jail.

  3. Maryf

    June 29, 2016 at 5:00 PM

    The 15m given to him to pay is too small

  4. betty

    June 29, 2016 at 6:01 PM

    is 6 month not to short?

  5. Maryf

    June 29, 2016 at 11:44 PM

    Good for him anyways

  6. oke Joe

    June 30, 2016 at 3:39 AM

    Perhaps the allegations were based on stealing #28million, but prosecution was able to prove stealing of#15m. If that is the case the judge should not be blamed.

  7. Bezo

    June 30, 2016 at 4:46 AM

    Okay, now I get it. At first I thought there was error in calculating what he owes back but now I see the judge considered inflation. So this will be the first court since the Greek time to consider inflation. Only in Nigeria

  8. sola olaniyi

    June 30, 2016 at 7:02 AM

    which kind of yeye judgement be this

  9. Endure

    June 30, 2016 at 1:39 PM

    It is easier to sentence people like this very fast leaving behind those hard core thieves in government who have billions of dollars in their accounts without any prosecution.

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