Police arrest three for stealing female pants in Lagos, Ogun

Operatives of the Lagos and Ogun states police commands have arrested three suspects for allegedly stealing female pants.

He said, “Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, Satellite division, on Saturday, April  20, 2019, arrested two suspects who gave their names as Friday Emmanuel, 21; and Obiora Nwabueze, 29, at the Mile 2 under bridge while at each other’s throats. Both suspects were arrested after they engaged each other in fisticuffs following the failure of one of the parties to keep to the terms of agreement regarding the stealing of the pants.

According to Emmanuel, Nwabueze asked him to steal used female pants for a fee of N30,000. However, after he had successfully accomplished the task, Nwabueze reneged on his promise and forcefully attempted to take the pants from him, which led to an exchange of blows.

“During interrogation, the said Emmanuel regretted listening to his friend, who he claimed pestered him to get the female underwear he (Nwabueze) desperately needed to become rich.”

The prosecutor said, “The offence is contrary to and punishable under Section 390(9) of the Criminal Laws of Ogun State, 2006.”

The defendant pleaded not guilty to the one count of stealing.

The Magistrate, Olakulehin Oke, granted him bail in the sum of N50,000 with one surety in like 

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