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Poverty Pressure Man nabbed by police for stealing baby formula

Sulaimon has been remanded in prison pending when he would pay his bail fee.

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Baby Formula play

Baby feeding from a bottle

(Baby Center)

The policemen of the Igando division in Lagos, have arrested a man, Nurudeen Sulaimon, for stealing baby formula from a supermarket.

Sulaimon, 28, was said to have been involved in a confrontation with his wife, who was angry at him for his inability to provide formula for their new baby.

Feeding Bottle play

Feeding Bottle

(Medical Daily)


This was what motivated him to engage in the act. The worth of the formula he stole is estimated to be around N45,000.

Sulaimon successfully packed the items, but was arrested before leaving the store. He was being watched from a CCTV camera as he was stealing the formula.

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At the police station, he begged for forgiveness of his crime, stating that he was pushed to stealing due to poverty.

He has been given an option of bail at the sum of N50,000 pending the resumption of the hearing.

Sulaimon is also being held at the Kirikiri Prison until he is able to pay the money for his bail.

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