A MAN ‘Elochukwu Nnoruga’ CHARGED TO COURT FOR STEALING TITHES AT ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, IDUMAGBO, LAGOS

A MAN 'Elochukwu Nnoruga' CHARGED TO COURT FOR STEALING TITHES AT ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, IDUMAGBO, LAGOS

A MAN 'Elochukwu Nnoruga' CHARGED TO COURT FOR STEALING TITHES AT ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, IDUMAGBO, LAGOS

A MAN ‘Elochukwu Nnoruga’ CHARGED TO COURT FOR STEALING TITHES AT ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, IDUMAGBO, LAGOS

Elochukwu Nnoruga a 23-year-old member of the Catholic Church appeared yesterday, Wednesday 17 August before a Tinubu Magistrates Court, Lagos for alleged theft of N214,000 from the church.

The money was said to be stolen from the church tithe box and he is facing a one count charge of theft.

Ben Ekundayo who is the Prosecutor for the case, told the court that the accused person committed the offence on Sunday August 14th at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Idumaigbo, Lagos at about 2pm.

Ekundayo went on to state that Elochukwu’s offence contravened Section 285 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2011.

The accused pleaded guilty to the charge.

Mr. Ade Adefulire, who presided over the case as the magistrate adjourned the case till the 23rd of August for facts and sentencing.

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