- Police have arrested a man for alleged theft in the church
- The accused, Wale David was said to have stolen phones of other church members during a programme
- He was also said to have been employed by the church to clean up its premises before he committed the alleged crime
The Rapid Response Squad police detectives have arrested one Wale David for stealing the phone of another church member in a popular camp in Ogun state.
NAIJ.com gathered through a statement on RRS Facebook page that the accused was not just a church member; he was also engaged by the church to help clean up its premises after a special church service.
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The statement read: “Thief in the House of God. The House of God is one of the unlikely places you expect to find a thief but today, it is this unlikely place that thieves visit to steal from people who have come to seek God’s divine favour.
Police arrest 24-year-old man for stealing phones in church. Photo credit: Facebook, RRS
“High on the target of these thieves are the visitors’ phones, bags and other valuables. Today, one Wale David, 24, was arrested for stealing the phone of another church member in a popular camp in Ogun State.
“David wasn't just a church member; he was also engaged by the church to help clean up its premises after a special church service.
“According to him, while cleaning up, he saw a bag, picked the phone inside, an i-tel android. Same day, he sold the phone to a friend.
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“Few days later, RRS Police detectives traced the phone to his friend, who in turn assisted the police in his arrest this morning.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that twenty-two teenagers were arrested by the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos state police command for robbery, stealing and cult activities.
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