- A footballer identified as Sola Fabiyi was docked on Friday at Ikeja Magistrate court
- He was alleged to have stolen valuables from a Gospel church in Alagbado, Lagos
- The accused person pleaded not guilty and the case has been adjourned
A Nigerian footballer identified as Sola Fabiyi was on Friday, September 7, docked in an Ikeja Magistrate court in Lagos over an alleged stealing from church.
The player, whose club is unknown, was accused to have stolen goods from Full Gospel Church of God, Alagbado, Lagos.
The worth of the valuables Sola Fabiyi allegedly stole is worth N320,000, according to the report by NAN.
He is said to have committed the crime at the church on Saturday, August 18, at 6am in the morning.
Victor Eruada who is the prosecutor in charge of the case told the court that Sola Fabiyi stole a mixer organ and an engine before he was caught and handed over to the police.
But in his defense in court, the accused person denied the allegation before he was granted bail in the sum of N300,000 and the case adjourned till September 20.
Fabiyi could be sentenced to three years in jail if he is later found guilty of committing what he has being accused of.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how a 25-year-old young Nigerian basketball star Timeyin Amatossero Keke died in America while playing the game.
The Nigerian was said to be playing basketball with his friends at the Bluefield state College before he collapsed and died in the hospital.
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