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May 24, 2024

Man pleads guilty to stealing 2 television sets from church

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An Ejigbo Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, on Friday remanded a 22-year-old man, Victor Orlando, who pleaded guilty to stealing two television sets from a church.

The Magistrate, Miss K. A. Ariyo, directed that Orlando should be kept in a custodial facility pending review of facts of the case and judgment.

Ariyo adjourned the case until June 11 for review of facts and judgment.

Earlier, the prosecutor, ASP Benedict Aigbokhan, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on May 13 at 4.00 a.m. at No. 5, Okunogbe Street, Egbe, Ikotun, Lagos State.

Aigbokhan said that the defendant stole a 50-inch plasma television set worth N600,000 and a 45-inch smart television set worth N220,000.

The prosecutor said that the television sets belonged to the Shining Light Church.

He said that the defendant was caught in the act by security guards, who handed him over to the police.

The prosecutor said that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015.