A dismissed banker, Emmanuel Onuma, has been arrested by the police for breaking into the Automated Teller Machine gallery of his erstwhile employer and broke into the ATM gallery of his erstwhile employer and stealing N14m.
Onuma, admitted to the crime, claiming that he carried out the act because the bank failed to pay his benefits after sacking him.
“I worked with the bank for 11 years and I was not settled; no benefits, no settlement; but there is no justification for doing something wrong,” he stated and declined making further statements.
The 34-year-old was said to have carried out the heist at the Garki, Abuja branch of the new generation bank on October 19, 2018. at about midnight and stole the sum of N14m,
Police, said the ex-banker was dismissed in August for fraudulent activities.
He converted the money to $33,000 in Abuja and Kaduna for ease of movement.
“Upon his arrest, the following amounts of money were recovered from him as exhibits: cash sum of $28,000; N1,650,120 and nine pieces of Ghana cedis. Other exhibits recovered from him include one new SIM card and flight tickets,”.