A lady, Franca Amaha, has been arrested for stealing her employer’s foreign currencies, six hours after she was employed at Masha area of Surulere, Lagos State.
The 26-year-old lady, who confessed that she deliberately sought a housekeeping work in order to steal, added that after pilfering the money she changed some to naira, fixed her hair and banked the rest.
Preliminary investigations showed that Amaha was once the housemaid of former Inspector-General of Police, Mike Okiro’s wife.
Determined to carry out her plan to the letter, Amaha sought the employment through an agency, where she filled out fake names, home address and used a fake guarantor. .
After stealing the foreign currencies totally N1.6m, she disappeared and her employer, Mrs. Taiye, petitioned the Inspector- General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu.
The suspect was finally arrested in her friend’s apartment at the Ajah. Amaha was formerly working with the wife of former IGP, Mike Okiro. She ran away from there, only to show up again in Lagos.