Dele Ope, 22-year-old vulcanizer, is in police custody for allegedly stealing an underwear belonging to a female customer at her home in Magboro, Ogun state.
According to Abimbola Oyeyemi who is Ogun state police command spokesperson, the lady had called Dele to help fix her car’s a deflated tyre in her home. However after Dele had fixed the tyre and left, she discovered that her underwear spread on a line within the compound were removed.
It was gathered that a search for the vulcanizer began immediately, being the only one who came into the compound at the time.
“Since the vulcanizer was the only person, who came into the compound, she went round in search of him, but he was nowhere to be found,” the PPRO stated.
The police spokesperson said the lady immediately reported the matter at the Warewa Police Division. The Divisional Police Officer, SP Folake Afeniforo, detailed some officers to go in search of the vulcanizer. His house was searched and the lady’s underwear was recovered there.
“On interrogation, the suspect confessed to stealing the underwear with the intention of taking it to a herbalist for a money-making ritual,” Oyeyemi said.
Ogun Commissioner of Police, CP Kenneth Ebrimson, has directed that the suspect be charged to court immediately investigation is concluded.