22-Year-Old Man Charges For Stealing Bible, Phone From Church


 22-Year-Old Man Charges For Stealing Bible, Phone From Church


A 22-year-old man, Eniola Kareem, was arraigned by the Police before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court o Wednesday for allegedly stealing a Bible and phone worth N2,500 from Word Life Bible Church, Ayobo, Lagos Newsvib understands.

Kareem, who resides at No. 22, Ijesha St., Ayobo in Lagos, is charged with theft.


The Prosecution Counsel, Sgt. Samuel Mishozumu told the court that Kareem committed the offence on May 19.


Mishozumu said the defendant unlawfully entered the church at Amule Ayobo in Lagos and stole a Bible and a Nokia phone valued at N2,500, a property of one Ms Fatima Adeyibo.

He told the court that Kareem was caught by members of the church who handed him over to the police.

Mishozumu said the offence contravened provisions of Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015.


However, after the charge was read to him, he pleaded not guilty.

Magistrate O.D. Njoku admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N20,000 with two sureties in like sum.

The matter was adjourned until July 16, for further hearing.

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