ADVERTISEMENT

24-yr-old man arrested for stealing pot of soup in Delta

An hungry young man has been arrested in Delta State for allegedly breaking into the house of a neighbour to steal a pot of soup.

A quarrel that ensued between two brother over a pot of soup has led to one killing the other.

New Telegraph reports that the suspect was arrested by operatives of the Delta State Police Command after he allegedly broke into the kitchen of a neighbour to steal the steaming pot of soup.

Oghenero was initially arrested by local vigilantes along the Petroleum Training Institute (PTI) Road in Warri, where he and his friends were enjoying a meal of 'Fufu' (cassava meal) with the soup, before he was handed over to the police.

ADVERTISEMENT

It was gathered that Oghenero's arrest came after a local task force was set up in the area to check incessant stealing of foodstuffs in the area.

Confessing to his crime, the young man said he was pushed into stealing the food because he was hungry and had not eaten for days since he had no job.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Top 10 countries in Africa with the best logistics performance

Top 10 countries in Africa with the best logistics performance

Most punctual African airlines

Most punctual African airlines

31 years later, Nigeria is still trapped in MKO Abiola's 1993

31 years later, Nigeria is still trapped in MKO Abiola's 1993

Top 10 African cities with the most expensive real estate

Top 10 African cities with the most expensive real estate

10 songs for your Father's Day Playlist

10 songs for your Father's Day Playlist

10 smallest African countries by land mass

10 smallest African countries by land mass

Top 10 diamond producing countries in Africa

Top 10 diamond producing countries in Africa

5 best English speaking countries in Africa

5 best English speaking countries in Africa

10 African countries with the highest money laundering risk

10 African countries with the highest money laundering risk

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT