Two women, Hope Eze, 23, and Ugonma Chikezie, 30, were on Thursday arraigned in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing their friend’s ATM card and withdrawing N365,000 from the account.
Eze, a hairstylist and Chikezie, a businesswoman, both residing at Gowon Estate, Egbeda, Lagos, are charged for stealing and conspiracy.
According to the prosecutor, Inspector Victor Eruada, the accused committed the offence on May 10 at No 33, Gowon Estate, Egbeda, Alimosho, Lagos.
He said the accused conspired and stole N365,000 belonging to Miss Ruth Ababueze, their friend.
“The two women went to their friend’s house and stole her UBA Automated Teller Machine card and used it to withdraw N365, 000.”
Eruada told the court that when the complainant discovered that it was her friends who withdrew the money, she confronted them.
The prosecutor said the complainant demanded for her money but the…