23year-old Steals Over 200,000 Tithe From Church Offering

Twenty-three year old Elochukwu Nnoruga, on Wednesday appeared before a Magistrate Court, in Lagos, for alleged theft of N214,000 from church tithe box.

The suspect, who is facing a one count charge of theft has been accused allegedly committed the offence on Aug. 14 at about 2 p.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Idumaigbo, Lagos.

Prosecutor, Ben Ekundayo said that the accused, a church member, stole N214, 000 from the tithe box after church service.

He said the offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

Nnoruga pleaded guilty to the charge.
The Magistrate, Mr Ade Adefulire, adjourned the case till Aug. 23 for facts and sentencing.

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