Two Men have been sentenced to prison for stealing bible

 The Lagos  State  Magistrate court in Western Nigeria, on Wednesday sentenced two suspected  theives , Augustine Victor,28 and Richard Ejiofor 20  to 2 months imprisonment for allegedly stealing of  one Mr Mike John’s bible.handcuffs.jpg

This incident occurred at Igbo- Elerin junction along Badagary Express when the victim was going for fellowship and the  culprits snatched his black bag presuming that it contained  a huge amount of money  but it turned out to be a bag containing  a bible.

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The suspects while trying to disappear with the victim’s other valuables like Blackberry and wristwatch were arrested by the police on patrol and later  sent to court after admitting their  deed ,during the investigation .

During the court proceeding of this case, The Prosecutor, Ishaku Babaji narrated how the culprits were arrested by the police at Okokomaiko Divison.

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He urged the court to give the appropriate judgement as they would serve as an example to those intending to commit similar crime.

The suspects , however were charged for conspiracy and stealing under the criminal code  and sentenced to prison  without any choice of fine as they  pleaded  guilty before the court.