Police release identity of church worker arrested in Lagos for stealing tithes

Police release identity of church worker arrested in Lagos for stealing tithes

- Officers of the Nigeria police arrest a resident of Lagos for stealing church tithes and offerings

- The police say the arrest followed a report by Pastor Moses Nwoke from the church

- The suspect reportedly confesses to the alleged crime

While many go to church for divine purposes and to contribute to the growth of the religion, 18-year-old Elikor Ehud, a resident of Lagos attends the the place of worship allegedly to steal.

Ehud resident in Ejigbo is answering questions after he was arrested by the police in Lagos for allegedly stealing tithes and offerings belonging to the Chosen Vine Ministry, Furniture Avenue.

His arrest was confirmed by the police public relations officer, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement made available to Legit.ng on Sunday, October 20.

Police release identity of church worker arrested in Lagos for stealing tithes

The alleged thief who stole tithes in church Credit: NPF
Source: UGC

According to Elkana, the case was reported at the Ejigbo police station by one Pastor Moses Nwoke from the church.

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“He confessed stealing the sum of N670,000 from the church boxes and also mentioned one Lucky as his accomplice.

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"Efforts are on to apprehend the said accomplice. The suspect will be charged to court," the police spokesperson said.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reports that the Kaduna command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), on Sunday, October 20, confirmed the kidnap of an assistant commissioner of the law enforcement agency, ACP Musa Rambo.

Spokesperson of the Kaduna command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, issued the confirmation saying the ACP was abducted on Saturday, October 19, at about 3.30 pm.

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