A 22 year old vulcanizer , Dele Ope has been arrested for stealing a pant belonging to his female customer.
Spokesperson of Ogun state police command DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed in a statement on Sunday in Abeokuta that the suspect was arrested by officers of the command following a report by a woman (name withheld) who reported at Warewa police division that her underwear was missing.
The woman explained that she discovered that her car tyre had been deflated when she was about to go out which was the reason she invited the vulcanizer to fix the tyre.
She said, “After fixing the tyre and left, I discovered that my pant that was spread on the line within the compound was missing.
“Since the vulcanizer was the only person who came to the compound, I went round in search of him but he was no where to be found.”
Upon the report, the DPO Warewa division , SP Folake Afeniforo , detailed detectives to the area where the suspect was traced and arrested. His house was quickly searched and the woman’s pant was recovered there in.
On interrogation, the suspect confessed stolen the pant with the intention of taking it to an herbalist for money making ritual.
The Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson , had ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as investigation was concluded.