The Anambra State Police Command has arrested a teenager for allegedly stealing a woman’s underwear for ritual purposes.
Chinyere Okorie, from Ogbaku in Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo State allegedly stole a female pant, washed and spread it on a rope at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha in Anambra State.
Information has it that the boy intended to sell it to some yet to be identified persons for N80,000 for alleged ritual purposes.
Spokesman for the Command, SP Haruna Mohammed said in Awka that the suspect, Chinonye Okorie, 19, was apprehended on January 11, at about 6:48am by Police detectives attached to Central Police Station (CPS).
The pant was recovered from the suspect as exhibit and effort is being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in order to bring them to justice.
“The Command implores 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” the Police Public Relations Officer said.