Church Thief Lands In Jail

A Magistrates' Court, Lagos State has sent a thief, Asimiyu Ibrahim, who allegedly entered into the premises of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries MFM, Elemoro parish to Ikoyi Prison pending when he will fulfil his bail conditions.

Ibrahim was arraigned before Chief Magistrate S K Matepo on a two-count charge of felony to wit and stealing and he admitted to committing the crime. Matepo admitted the accused on bail in the sum of N,50, 000 with one surety in like sum, who must be a blood relation but he was unable to fulfil the listed conditions.

Police prosecutor, Corporal Koti Aondohemba told the court that Ibrahim broke into the church on 15 October 2014 and stole an Elepaq generator and a television set both valued at N110,000. Aondohemba added that the offences committed are punishable under sections 309 and 285 of the criminal laws of Lagos State, 2011.

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