Police parades suspected pant thief

Posted by Pamela Eboh, Awka | 18 January 2019 | 1,401 times

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•Suspected pant thief Chinonye Okorie

The Anambra State Police Command on Thursday paraded one Chinonye Okorie, aged 19 years old, for stealing a female pant.

The suspect, who is a native of Ogbaku in Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State, stole a female pant which was washed and sun-dried on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha.

A statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, said the suspect stole the pant with the intention of selling it to unidentified persons at the rate of N80,000.

The statement reads in part: “At about 6:48am on January 11, 2019, Police detectives attached to the Central Police Station (CPS) Onitsha arrested one Chinonye Okorie 'm' aged 19 years of Ogbaku in Mbaitolu LGA of Imo State.

“Suspect allegedly stole a female pant washed and spread on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State with intent to sell it to a yet-to-be-identified individual.”

Mohammed said the pant was recovered from the suspect as exhibit even as effort is being intensified to apprehend fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to justice.

The Command called on 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.

Source: News Express

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