Metro 2 Nigerian Men Jailed For Stealing Holy Bible



Two young men, Augustine Victor, 28 and Richard Ejiofor, 20 have been sentenced to prison for stealing a Holy Bible by the Lagos Magistrate’s court.

According to PM News, the presiding magistrate, Mrs J.O.E Adeyemi on Monday sentenced the duo to 60 days imprisonment without an option of fine. The suspects were charged before the court for conspiracy and stealing under the criminal code.

They were sentenced and jailed after they were brought to court and they changed their plea to guilty before the court.


The robbery incident took place at Igbo-Elerin junction along Badagary express in Ojo local government where the owner of the Bible was returning from a fellowship.

The convicts allegedly attacked the owner, Mike John and snatched his black bag containing the Bible, thinking that the bag contained huge sums of money.

They also forcefully took away the victim’s BlackBerry and wrist watch, unknown to them the bag only contained John’s Bible.