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ICYMI: I sell women’s underwear to ritualists for N80,000, teenager allegedly confesses

The Police in Anambra , on Thursday said they had arrested a teenager for allegedly stealing a woman’ s underwear for ritual purposes.

The Command ’ s Public Relations Officer , Mr . Haruna Mohammed , a Superintendent of Police , said in Awka that the suspect , 19 , was apprehended on January 11 in Onitsha.

“ On January 11 , 2019 , at about 6 . 48 a . m. , Police detectives attached to Central Police Station , Onitsha, arrested the suspect of Ogbaku in Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo .

“ The suspect allegedly stole a female panties washed and spread on a rope at 21 , Umuna Street , Odoakpu , Onitsha in Anambra State , ” Mohammed said .

He said that the suspect planned to sell the underwear to a yet - to - be -identified persons at N80 , 000 for alleged ritual purposes.

He said that the underwear was recovered from the suspect as exhibit , adding that efforts were being intensified to apprehend other fleeing accomplices in the incident .

The Police spokesperson implored the public to be vigilant and report to the nearest Police station any suspicious person or persons in their vicinity for prompt action .

According to him , the advice is important to avert this new trend of crime in the society .

( NAN)

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