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Fearless Thieves! 2 Men Sent To Jail For Stealing 7 Phones In Church

Two men, Richard Christian and Komolafe Shegun, have been sentenced to Six months imprisonment each by a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja, for stealing seven cell phones in a church.

Christian and Shegun, both 24, were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing, offences they admitted committing, and begged for leniency.

The judge, Abubakar Sadiq, however, gave each of the convicts an option of N20, 000 fine and warned them to desist from committing crime.

Prosecutor Dalhatu Zannah, had told the court that the convicts committed the offences on Feb. 2, at the Mountain of Fire Ministry Church, Utako, Abuja.

He said that one Miceal Idikuiri of the Mountain of Fire Ministry Church, Utako reported the matter at the Utako Police Station.

Zannah said the convicts dishonestly entered into the church premises at about 4:36 a.m. and stole the seven cell phones belonging to worshipers.

The prosecutor said that the convicts admitted committing the offences during interrogation.

He said the offences contravened Sections 79 and 287 of the Penal Code.

-NAN

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