A Ghanaian private driver in Lagos has been caught after stealing the clothes belonging to his master’s wife and giving it to his wife.
A 42-year old Ghanaian private driver, Christopher Pany in trouble as he has been arrested and charged before a Lagos court after he reportedly stole his madam’s five used ladies gowns and three suits for his wife and children, PM News reports.
The incident happened at 8, Stella Sholanke Street in Ajao Estate, Lagos where they reside. Pany was employed by the husband of the complainant, Chief Anuka Ogbo as the family driver for several years before he died last year.
The man’s wife was shocked after returning from the burial in their hometown in Abia State and they returned to Lagos, the complainant saw Pany’s wife and his children wearing her dresses and those of her children.
She was angry and went to Pany’s apartment only to discover more of her clothing and that of her children. The woman recovered them before she handed the suspect over to the police at Ajao Estate for prosecution. She claimed the clothes belong to her fashion company called Collectible Occasion Ltd.
Pany was charged before Isolo Magistrate court with stealing under the criminal code. When he was arraigned, he pleaded not guilty. The presiding Magistrate court, Mrs A.K. Shonubi granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like sum.
Pany was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition .
The matter was adjourned till 17 March for trial.
While he was being taken to the prison, Pany said he was still surprised why his madam was treating him like that after serving the family for several years.