Vulcanizer arrested for stealing female customer’s pant in Ogun State
A 22-year-old vulcanizer, Dele Ope has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly stealing a pair of pants belonging to a female customer.
According to a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, the suspect was said to have gone to the customer’s house to render home service when he stole the pants, and was arrested following a report by the woman at the Warewa Police Division in Ifo Local Government Area.
The PPRO disclosed that the woman called Ope to her house to fix her deflated car tyre and immediately he left after fixing the tyre she noticed that the pants which she spread on a line in her compound were missing.
“Since the vulcanizer was the only person, who came into the compound, she went round in search of him, but he was nowhere to be found,” Oyeyemi said per Punch.
“The Divisional Police Officer, Warewa Division, SP Folake Afeniforo, after receiving the report, detailed detectives to trace and arrest the suspect. His house was quickly searched and the woman’s pair of pants was recovered there.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to stealing the pair of pants with the intention of taking it to an herbalist for money rituals.”
The Commissioner of Police in Ogun State, Kenneth Ebrimson has ordered the suspect to be charged as soon as investigation is concluded.