Nov 11, 2019, 2:27 PM
According to the particulars of offence, the accused, Mr. Manga, in between the months January and April 2008, stole by clerk D585,600.00, being the cost of 1,952 bags of rice he allegedly stole from his employer, Kanilai Group international. Mr. Manga denied the charges against him.
While testifying as prosecution witness, the Accountant of the said firm, Mr. Muhammad Mubarak, said that when he was taking over as Accountant, the stock of rice was 66, 172 bags of rice. He noted that he only came to notice some discrepancies when he tried to supply the president's demand for some bags of rice.
According to PW1 the accused was thereafter invited at the NIA for questioning, wherein he (the accused) confessed that he had failed to surrender the proceeds from the sale of 2,152 bags of rice. He further adduced that an amount of D60,000 was thereafter taken from him, leaving the cost for 1,952 bags as the outstanding balance.