Two Jailed For Stealing Phones Inside Church
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja, on Tuesday, sentenced two men, Richard Christian, and komolafe Segun, to six months imprisonment each for stealing phones in a church.
The duo, who were arraigned on a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing admitted committing the offence and begged for leniency.
Prosecutor Dalhatu Zannah, had told the court that the convicts committed the offences on February 2 at Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry, Utako, Abuja.
He said the convicts entered the church premises about 4:36am and stole the phones belonging to the worshippers.
The prosecutor said the offences contravened sections 79 and 287 of the Penal Code.
The Judge, Abubakar Sadiq, in his ruling, gave each of the convicts an option of N20,000 fine and warned them to desist from committing crime.