Accounting graduate lands in bigger trouble after stealing offering, mobile phone in church
A 28-year-old serial thief, who claims to be an Accounting graduate from Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State, after recently stealing money from offering box, has gone to church to steal again.
Williams Okonoboh Eromosele, who was reported to have just concluded six months behind bars for earlier stealing money from church offering box at a church in Victoria Island, has again stolen a mobile phone worth N70,000 from one Mrs. Ehindinibu Omowunmi at the Church of Resurrection Anglican.
The Police alleged that the suspect committed the latest crime on 11 December, 2016 when he went to The Church of Resurrection Anglican at 1004 Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos, to attend the church service.
Police further alleged that while the church members were praying, Eromosele cleverly stole the Mrs. Omowunmi’s phone and escaped from the church.
The owner of the phone became apprehensive about the sudden disappearance of her phone and decided to call her number. When she called her phone, Eromosele received the call and told her that she must pay him N10,000 to retrieve it.
Omowunmi then reported to the police who advised her to play along and pay the money as bait into his account. When Eromosele received the alert, he went to bank to withdraw the money and foolishly fell into the trap prepared for him.
He was arrested and is currently in police custody, pending when the case will be filed in court.