A 23-year-old church member, Elochukwu Nnoruga, on Wednesday appeared in a Tinubu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for alleged theft of N214,000 from church tithe box.
Nnoruga of no fixed address is facing a one-count charge of theft.
Prosecutor, Ben Ekundayo told the court that the accused committed the offence on Aug. 14 at about 2 p.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Idumaigbo, Lagos.
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.
*He has pleaded guilty,why is the judge delaying again?.
So the Church could not handle this matter within themselves and had to take him to court?
The pastor couldnt pray for him and deliver him from the spirit of stealing?NA WA OH!!!