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Man bags six months imprisonment for stealing in church

by Nwani Chisom
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Oyogist has learned that a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, has sentenced a 23-year-old man, Ibrahim Salisu, to six months imprisonment for stealing church property worth N300,000.

The Magistrate, Mrs M. I. Dan-Oni, convicted and sentenced Salisu who pleaded guilty to a count charge of stealing.

Dan-Oni, who gave no option of fine, sentenced the convict with hard labour.

Meanwhile, the convict, who resides at No. 9, Seriki St., Idi-Araba, Mushin, Lagos, was arraigned on July 9, on a charge of stealing.

A prosecutor, Insp Courage Ekhueorohan, told the court that Salisu committed the offence on June 2, at Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Opposite Aina Street, Surulere, Lagos.

Salisu was accused of going into the church, stealing three big aluminum pots, frying pans, five plastic chairs, two aluminum bowls and two pulpit irons, all valued at N300, 000.

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