A 20-year-old security guard, Micheal Nwaogwuwas arraigned by the Police before the Yaba Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing from the church offering box.
News Agency of Nigeria gathered that on July 17 , 2019, Nwaogwu allegedly stole N2,385 from the offering box of the St. Dennis Catholic Church in the Akoka, Bariga area of Lagos state
The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Godwin Oriabure alleged that another security guard, Mr Musa Ayay, discovered that the offering box was tempered with.
He said when Ayay confronted the defendant, he confessed to the crime.
Ayay alleged that the money was recovered from the defendant’s underwear.
The offence, he said, contravened the provisions of Section 287 of the Criminal Laws of Lagos State 2015 (Revised).
(NAN) reports that if convicted under Section 287, a person is liable to three years imprisonment,
Magistrate Oluwatoyin Ojuromi admitted the defendant to ail in the sum of N30,000 with two sureties in like sum.
Ojuromi ordered that one of the sureties must be a blood relation.
She adjourned the case until Aug. 19 for mention.