By Olawale Abdul-Fatah
The operatives of Lagos State Police Command, Satellite Division has arrested two male suspects after allegedly stealing a pant at Mile-2-under-the-bridge.
It was gathered that after removing the pant from where it was hanged, they engaged each other in fisticuffs which was centered on who leave the premises with the pant.
The two suspects were identified as Friday Emmanuel, 21 and Obiora Nwabueze, 29.
Police Public Relation Officer, Bala Elkana, disclosed their arrest in a statement on Wednesday, saying, 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 female pants.
Emmanuel, while narrating the terms of agreement alleged that Nwabueze tasked him to steal used female pants for a fee of thirty thousand Naira.
“However, after he had successfully accomplished the task, Obiora Nwabueze reneged on his promise and forcefully attempted to take the pants from him which led to exchange of blows.
“During interrogation, the said Friday Emmanuel regretted listening to his friend, Obiora, who was pestering him to get him female underwear he desperately needed to become rich.
“Meanwhile, both suspects have been charged to court at Mbah road, Ajegunle, Lagos for conspiracy and stealing.”