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.
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.
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.
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.