Vulcanizer arrested over pant theft in Ogun
A 22-year old vulcanizer, Dele Ope has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stealing a pant belonging to his client.
The state’s Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi said in a statement in Abeokuta that the suspect was arrested after the owner of the underwear reported the missing item at Warewa division.
Mr Oyeyemi said the woman claimed that she had invited the suspect to assist in fixing her deflated tyre but she discovered that her underwear that she spread on a rope within the compound was missing.
The police spokesman pointed out that the house of the suspect was quickly searched and the woman’s underwear was recovered there in.
Mr Oyeyemi said the suspect confessed stealing the underwear with the intention of taking it to an herbalist for money-making ritual.
He noted that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Kenneth Ebrimson had ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as investigation was concluded.