20-year-old man arraigned in court for stealing, trading in female underpants
By Anthony Okafor
The Lagos State Police Command, Olosun Division has arrested a 20-year-old suspect, identified as Ugochukwu Okoye for allegedly stealing and trading in female underwears.
Okoye who specializes in stealing female pants and bras for sale for money ritual purposes was caught by residents at 22 Olanibi Street, Mushin area of Lagos, while stealing the items. He was thereafter arrested and taken to the Police Station for interrogation.
According to the Police, Okoye confessed that he usually picks up female under wears, which he sells to some persons currently at large.
He reportedly confessed to the Police that female under wears were needed by undisclosed persons, who buy the items for money ritual purposes.
It was learned that after interrogation, the Police found him culpable and charged him before the Ogba Magistrates Court for stealing.
He pleaded not guilty.
The prosecutor, Inspector Edet Ekadu, then asked the Court to fix a date for hearing since he pleaded not guilty to enable the Police to prove that he actually committed the offence.
The Presiding Magistrate, Mr. K.O. Ogundare, granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum. He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail conditions. The matter was adjourned till 6th February, 2020.