Man nabbed for stealing Church cash donation

NAMPICUAN, Nueva Ecija -- Local police nabbed a man who broke into a parish church and stole the money inside the donation box amouting to P614.

Police Capt. Jacqueline Gahid, provincial police information chief, identified the suspect as Arjay Bertos, 27, of Bgy. South Poblacion.

Gahid said the local police was informed by Robert Jaxier, 45, driver-cum-maintenance man of the Immaculate Conception Parish Church that an unidentified man barged inside the church around 2:40 a.m.

She said responding police officers rushed to the church and caught the suspect  stealing the money from the church’s donation box.

Gahid said the suspect will be charged with theft  before the provincial prosecutor’s office in Cabanatuan City.