Two men from the Republic of Niger have been arrested for stealing female underwear worth millions of millions of naira in Lagos.
It was gathered that the suspects, alongside others who are now on the run, had broken into the shops which deal in female panties and lingeries and carted away the items before they were nabbed by Zonal Anti-Kidnapping Unit, Onikan, area of the state.
According to the Zone 2 Police spokesperson, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, Musa, a 48-year-old father of five, and his accomplice would be charged to court at the end of investigations.
“They were caught in the act on Friday at about 4pm while burgling shops at the Idumota and Balogun markets. Ten bags of women underwear, two cutlasses, two chisels, one heavy cutter, an unregistered Toyota Corolla, (the gang’s operational vehicle), were recovered by police operatives.
The Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIGP, Abdulmajid Ali, in charge of the zone, has directed the Officer-In-Charge of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit to arrest other fleeing members of the gang and their receivers."
"The police are going to investigate and charge them to court. The arrest of the gang members was in response to a tip-off on the regular burglary of shops in the market,” Adejobi said.