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Man, (23) Docked Over Allege Theft Of Church Tithe

Posted: Aug 18, 2016 at 1:28 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Emmanuel Udom

 23-year-old Elochukwu Nnoruga is facing a one-count charge of theft before a Tinubu Magistrate Court, sitting in Lagos.

Nnoruga was alleged to have stolen N214, 000 from a tithe box of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Idumaigbo, Lagos.

Police prosecutor, Ben Ekundayo told the court that the accused committed the offence on Aug. 14 at about 2 p.m.

According to Ekundayo, the accused, a member of the church allegedly 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 who pleaded guilty to the charge will know his fate on August 23 as the Magistrate, Ade Adefulire adjourned for facts and sentencing.