In Abuja, a man is sentenced to prison for stealing a bible.

A Grade I Area Court in Kabusa, Abuja, sentenced a 30-year-old painter named Zakaraya Usman to two months in prison for theft.

Usman was charged with stealing four Bibles, 124 church membership forms, bottled water, and Caprisonne beverages.

The Prosecution Counsel, O. S. Osho, informed the court that the matter had been reported to the Durumi Police Station by the Chief Security Officer of Living Faith Church, Durumi I branch, David Usman.

“Usman reportedly trespassed into the church, and was accused of stealing three mini bibles, one big bible, two bottles of water, 14 Caprisonne drinks, 18 testimonial certificates, 124 church membership forms, security jackets, two shirts, two handkerchiefs, bags and some cash.

“And all the items were recovered from him during the police investigation,” he said.

Usman pleaded guilty to the charge.

The Judge, Abubakar Sadiq, in his ruling, sentenced the defendant to two months imprisonment with an option fine of N10,000. And warned that the court would not be lenient on him if he commits such a crime again.

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