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Stealing From God Man jailed for stealing from church in Abuja

A 26-year-old man has been sentenced to prison after he was found guilty of stealing a church's offering.

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A 26-year-old man, Friday Johnson, has been sentenced to one month imprisonment by an Abuja Grade 1 Area Court, sitting in Karimo, in the Federal Capital Territory, for stealing from a branch of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministry in the Utako area of the FCT, Daily Trust reports.

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Johnson, who resides at 28, NTA Road, Area 11, Garki, was said to have broken into the church and stole money from its offering box and at the time he was arrested, the sum of N15,000 was recovered from him.

According to the prosecutor, A.Z. Dalhatu, on June 20, 2016, one Joseph Amiya of Internal Security attached to the Mountain of Fire Ministry, Utako, reported at the Utako Police Station that on the same date while on patrol of the church’s premises, he caught the accused person stealing money from the church’s collection box.

The prosecutor said that during police investigation, a sum of N15,000 was recovered from the accused.

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When the charge was read to the accused, he pleaded guilty and was sentenced by the presiding Judge Abubakar Sadiq, with an option of N5,000 fine.

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