Deji Lambo and Tunji Bosun
Operatives of the Lagos and Ogun states police commands have arrested three suspects for allegedly stealing female pants.
The police in Lagos arrested two of the suspects – Friday Emmanuel and Obiora Nwabueze – in the Mile 2 area of the state.
The state police spokesperson, DSP Bala Elkana, in a statement on Wednesday, said the suspects were arrested after they had a disagreement over the pants.
He said, “Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, Satellite division, on Saturday, April 20, 2019, arrested two suspects who gave their names as Friday Emmanuel, 21; and Obiora Nwabueze, 29, at the Mile 2 under bridge while at each other’s throats. Both suspects were arrested after they engaged each other in fisticuffs following the failure of one of the parties to keep to the terms of agreement regarding the stealing of the pants.
Oke said the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and must show evidence of tax payment to the state government.
The case was adjourned till May 3, 2019 for trial.