SCAVENGER JAILED FOR STEALING CHURCH PROPERTY
“The complainant alleged that the defendant criminally trespassed into the church and stole its property valued at N250, 000. The stolen items included power amplifier, valued at N100,000; a cordless microphone with receiver, valued at N30,000, a Panasonic Keyboard worth N95,000 and an OX Fan valued at N25,000’,he told the court
Penpushing further reports that, the Prosecutor said the offences contravened the Penal Code, adding that ‘during police investigation, the stolen items were recovered, except the cordless microphone,
The judge, Sani Mohammed, after sentencing the accused who reside at Nyanya Pantaker, Abuja, had earlier pleaded guilty to a two-count charge of criminal trespass and theft, to one year imprisonment in his judgment, however, gave the convict an option of fine of N40,000.