A teenager identified as, Chinonye Okorie has been arrested by the police for a stealing female pant for ritual purposes in Anambra state.
The spokesman for the Command SP Haruna Mohammed, said in Awka that the suspect, was apprehended on January, 11, at about 6:48am by Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS).
The 19-year-old suspect from Ogbaku in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo State allegedly stole a female pant washed and spread on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State with intent to sale for it to yet to be identified persons at the rate of Eighty thousand Naira (#80,000) for alleged ritual purpose.
The pant was recovered from the suspect as exhibit and effort is being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to justice.
“The Command implores the general Public to be vigilant and report to the nearest Police Station any suspicious person or persons roaming around their vicinity for prompt action in order to avert this new trend of crime in the Society” said the PPRO.
Earlier today, we reported that two suspects were arrested by Police for allegedly stealing pastor’s daughter’s pants at the Mission House of an orthodox church in Akure, Ondo State.
The suspects, Samuel Linus and Adekunke Ogundana, who were security guards posted to the church, were said to have stolen the pants the lady spread overnight.