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Man steals plastic chairs, bottle water from church

CITIZENS COMPASS-A resident of Gidan Daya, Orozo, Abuja, Shedrach Johnson, has been charged before an Upper Area Court sitting in Karu, Abuja, for stealing plastic chairs from a church.

The Court remanded him on Friday, March 17, 2023.

Johnson was charged with criminal trespass and theft just as the Judge, Malam Hassan Mohammed, deferred sentence and adjourned the case till March 24.

He ordered that the convict be remanded in Keffi Correctional Centre.

Earlier, the prosecution counsel, Mr Olarewaju Osho, told the court that the matter was reported by Pastor Uche Eke of Gidan Daya, Orozo Abuja.

Osho told the court that the convict criminally trespassed into the complainant’s church and stole 100 plastic chairs and three bottled water.

During police investigation, he said, the convict was arrested with the help of security men on duty and three plastic chairs were recovered from him and a bottled water.

Johnson pleaded guilty but begged for leniency.

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