Franca Amaha, a 26-year-old lady has been arrested Lagos state, for stealing N1.6 million cash in foreign currencies belonging to her boss’ sister. This happened within six hours of resuming as a househelp in her house in Surulere.
According to the police, Franca Amaha approached an employment agent for a domestic job on July 24, 2019 using a fake name, address and guarantor. Shortly after, she was assigned to her boss, Mrs Taiye at in Surulere, Lagos.
Few hours after her resumption, she accompanied her boss to the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, to pick her boss’ sister who had returned to Nigeria from abroad. Amaha searched her boss’ sister’s bags kept in the guest house and went away with $2800, £1000 and 2000 Dutch Guilder.
Her boss immediately lodged a report at the nearest police station in Surulere and she was traced to the residence of one of her friends at Ajah
After her arrest, she claimed she stole the money to treat her sick mother and also confessed that she intentionally gave the agent false information because she had the intention to steal.
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