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Church Drags Security Guard To Court For Allegedly Stealing Offering

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Michael Nwaogwu, a church security guard was arrested and charged to Lagos State Magistrate court, Yaba for allegedly stealing money from the offering box of the church.

The report states that Michael allegedly stole N2,385 from the church offering of Saint Dennis Catholic Church, Akoka, Bariga, Lagos state on 17th July 2019.

Godwin Oriabure, the prosecutor stated that Musa Ayay who is also a guard suspected that the offering box has been touched, he confronted Michael and he confessed. Meanwhile, during the search, the money was allegedly found in Michael’s underwear.

Michael Nwaogwu was however arrested on a count theft based on Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (revised), according to Oriabure.

Oluwatoyin Ojuromi, The presiding magistrate, admitted the accused should be granted bail in the sum of N30,000 with two guarantors in like sum.

She also ordered that one of the guarantors must be a blood relation of the accused.

The presiding magistrate, however, adjourned the case till 19th August 2019.

Source: Naija News