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Man admits to stealing bibles; says he wants to use them to preach word of God

A man not too long ago apprehended for stealing two bibles from a municipal grocery store has supplied a surprising protection.
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Augustine Wanyonyi, who was charged earlier than Milimani Chief Magistrate Susan Shitubi, said that after growing suicidaaal ideas, he needed to study extra about God and His word, which led him to steal the sacred volumes.

Wanyonyi said that he had a agency religion that the word of God would break his bondage after State Counsel Alice Mathangani learn a police assertion in court docket revealing that the accussed went to Naivas Supermarket on Moi Avenue in Nairobi round 3:00 pm on Monday, January 30, and stole two bibles which he hid inside his pants.

He was caught on the premises’ Cctv system and was apprehended when he refused to pay extra for the merchandise.
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According to court docket paperwork, the 30-year-old man developed suicidal ideation when his dwelling within the Mukuru Kwa Njenga slum was razed. When queried why he stole the 2 holy books price Ksh2,100, the accused said that he needed to give one to his partner and make the most of the opposite.

According to the suspect;

“I stole the Bible so that I could read, understand and preach the word of God instead of committing suicide due to problems I’m facing.”

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The prosecuting legal professional additionally knowledgeable the court docket that the defendant had beforehand been convicted with shoplifting in December 2021.

The Magistrate ordered a pre-sentencing report to be submitted to the court docket inside seven days after Mathangani’s revelation.

Wanyonyi is about to present up in court docket on February 16 for sentencing.

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