The pastor of church of Pentecost, yesterday testiied before Magistrate Shyllon of court No.3 on a matter of which his two phone were stolen while ministering at a vigil service at Rasmusson Street commonly known as Black street Brookfield’s.
He told the court that the accused (Kofi) hugged him and sat near him.
He said he was surprised because he did not know him but as a pastor he accepted his hug not knowing his intention.
He said as he was ministering he saw the man holding his bag and by the time he ended his sermon the lights went off and he saw the accused leaving the ceremony.
The witness also said as soon as he took his seat he searched his bag and discovered that his two mobile phones a Samsung and L6 costing 700,000 Leones were missing.
He said he asked the lady that was closer to him and the lady said the man that hugged him was carrying his bag and perhaps he had stolen the phones. He said at their investigation at the vigil a member of the ceremony said he knew the accused and that he is a criminal.
He promised to locate the accused and he later made a statement to the police.
The case was adjourned to the 1st May.