A 19-year- old man has been arrested for allegedly stealing a pair of female underwear in Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State.
The suspect, Chinonye Okorie, of Mbaitolu, Imo State, was apprehended with the pant by the police in the area.
Parading the suspect on Thursday at the police headquarters in Amawbia, the State Police Public Relations Officer, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspect stole the pant for alleged ritual purpose.
He said: “At about 6:48am, Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS) Onitsha arrested one Chinonye Okorie ‘m’ aged 19 years of Ogbaku in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo State.
The suspect allegedly stole a female pant washed and spread on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State. He intended to sell the pant to yet to be identified persons at the rate of N80, 000 for alleged ritual purpose.”
Mohammed added the pant was recovered from the suspect as exhibit, assuring that efforts were on to apprehend other fleeing accomplices.