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Suspected thief electrocuted inside church in Abia



A suspected thief has been electrocuted whereas allegedly stealing from a church in Aba, Abia State.


Confirming the incident, the Abia Command Police Public Relations Officer, Geoffrey Ogbonna, mentioned the “area-boy” popularly generally known as “Bouncer” was electrocuted whereas allegedly making an attempt to steal a church’s electrical home equipment and different tools in Aba.


It was additionally gathered that the incident occurred at St Luke’s Anglican Church, Agbarevo Avenue, off Omuma Highway, in Eziukwu-Asa-Okpuaja in Aba South Native Authorities Space on Saturday midnight.


Whereas his actual identify is but to be revealed, Ogbonna advised NAN that the suspected corpse had been deposited in a mortuary.


A employee within the church who pleaded anonymity mentioned they’d recorded a number of theft incidents on the church premises with nobody ever caught to account for a number of lacking gadgets up to now.


On the April thirtieth incident, he mentioned “Bouncer’s voice was heard shouting ‘Oh Jesus’ contained in the Church premises on Saturday midnight. He disclosed after the shout, they found his corpse early on Sunday morning.


He additionally alleged that the deceased had jumped into the church premises by the rear fence, dismantled different tools, reducing wires when energy was restored, resulting in his electrocution.


The supply mentioned, “This church has recorded a number of stealing instances in latest instances.


“The thieves have made a large number of the home of God with their stealing methods. We’ve got been dwelling on the mercy of God. Nothing is secure right here. Not even the roofing sheets.


“The church misplaced newly fastened roofing sheets value thousands and thousands of Naira. We’ve got misplaced too many plastic chairs and seats value a whole lot of hundreds of naira.


“The final one which occurred which shocked everybody was a really huge goat which was utilized by a church member for thanksgiving.


“And the goat valued at about N150,000 was tied up within the church compound however was stolen the subsequent day. Are you able to think about the center?


“We found the thief pulled down some blocks whereas leaping into the church compound to do his factor.


“I’m not comfortable about his demise. I’d have cherished it if he have been alive to repent, however this must be a lesson to others on the market.”


“His corpse was found on Sunday and had been reported on the Central Police Station, Aba. It’s actually a pity. Individuals have to cease doing evil.”

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