At least three persons have been arrested for allegedly stealing female pants in Lapai and Gurara local government areas of Niger State.
The Spokesman for the state Police Command, Muhammadu Abubakar , said in Minna on Friday that a complaint was lodged on the matter at the Lapai Police Division on October 18.
He said the case was assigned for investigation and a 24-year-old man, Mohammed Ali, a resident of the state’s low-cost housing estate, in whose possession the pants were found, was arrested.
The command’s spokesman said: “When quizzed by the police, Ali confessed to having broken into the house of the complainant through the window and removed the pants from where they were spread.
“Further investigation revealed that the suspect also stole three other pants from different rooms in the same neighborhood.
“The suspect said he delivered the stolen pants to one Malam Madaji Yabajeko of Agaie local government area who is now at large.
“The case would soon be charged to court after completion of the police investigation.”
Police officers from the Kaffin-Koro Division also arrested one Abubakar Sadiq, 18, and Ephraim Isaiah, 19, both students of Izom Science Secondary School, Gurara local government area of the state, for stealing female pants.
Abubakar said the two suspects had since been charged to court.
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