A suspect identified as Kingsley was accused of stealing from the church offering box of Saint Peter’s Catholic Church, Ejigbo, Lagos, and has been arrested. The church’s private guards on Tuesday stopped and searched him and recovered N5,000, which he allegedly stole from him.It is alleged that Kingsley had earlier been arrested for the same offence.
It is gathered that after the morning mass on Tuesday, Kinglsey stayed behind after everyone else had left the church building and pretended he was praying by himself. It further gathered that he went to the offering box, dipped a glue coated stick and dipped inside the box and took money out.
Unbeknownst to him, a security guy had seen him dipping th stick insde the offertory which was what made them stop him then searched and recovered the money.
The suspect said he committed the offence because he had to take care of his pregnant wife.
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