A 38-year old woman has been charged with misapplication of entrusted property and theft of property. According to police charge sheet, defendant Kunoh Sackor was in the employed of EcoBank Liberia Limited assigned at its 5th Street Sinkor Sub-Branch as a live Teller.
She’s reported to have received the amount of US$ 17,087.00 from customers’ account at Ecobank intended to be deposited into various accounts of customers, but allegedly failed to do so.
Subsequently, a complaint was filed against her by Mr. Varney Kromah – a security officer at the bank, following which she was arrested, duly informed of her constitutional or statutory rights and investigated by the police.
With her admission to the crimes, she was represented at the investigation by Attorney James Kumeh. In view of the aforementioned, as well as pieces of documentary evidence to include deposit slips, the accused was charged with the commission of the crimes.
The police charge sheet also indicated that during the preliminary investigation, suspect Kunoh Sackor was proven to be employed with Ecobank Liberia Limited and assigned as live Teller at its 5th Street Sinkor Sub-branch. Evidence also showed that she received US$17,087.00 from customers intended to be deposited into individual accounts, but was diverted to her personal use and benefits.
According to the charge sheet, the suspect’s action was in violation of Chapter 15, Section 15.56 and 15.51 respectively of the Revised Penal Law of Liberia pending trial by court of competent jurisdiction.
By: Zee Roberts