Three Boys arrested for stealing 14 Spaghetti in Akure, say ‘we’re hungry’
The Ondo state Police Command has arrested four man gang who allegedly apprehended a three man gang for allegedly breaking and stealing of goods worth over half a million naira at a location at Alagbaka Akure,the Ondo state capital.
The suspects; Isreal Ramnap ‘m’ 21years; Partem Small ‘m’ 24years and Destiny Emmanuel ‘m’ 25years, who are specialised in looting shops.
Some of the looted items including Fourteen (14) Spaghetti and female sandals.
Confirming their arrest to SUNSHINETRUTH, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Bolaji Salami said his men recovered some items from the suspects and they had confessed to the crime.
Salami said, “SHOP BREAKING AND STEALING: On the 8th and 25th of July, 2021, at night time, a gang of Robbers broke into the shops of Mrs. Olorunfemi Titilayo and Mrs Odunayo Momoh located at Alagbaka area of Akure and carted away goods worth Five Hundred and Twenty Two Thousand Six Hundred Naira Only (₦522, 600.00) to an unknown destination.
“The robbers gained access into the two shops through the ceiling, as soon as the case was incidented; a team of Detectives swung into action and arrested the following suspects: a) *Isreal Ramnap ‘m’ 21years* b) *Partem Small ‘m’ 24years* c) *Destiny Emmanuel ‘m’ 25years.*
“The following exhibits were recovered from their houses which had been identified by the complainants as part of their stolen goods. a) Seven (7) different types of Caro white body cream b) Four (4) pairs of female sandals. c) One Colgate and one pepsodent tooth paste.
“d) Two new handkerchief e) One empty Tin of Baygon Insecticide. f) Fourteen (14) Spaghetti. g) Three and half bottles of Canola groundnut oil. h) Two sachet of Maggi cube. I) One Samsung and LG Television. j) A brown wallet containing six different ATM cards. k) One submersible Pumping Machine. l) One black unregistered KYM Motorcycle.”
In an interview with SUNSHINETRUTH, the suspects who confessed to the crime, said they were hungry and suffering forced them into the unholy act.
The police boss said they will be charged to court soonest.