Chukwujekwu Eziigbo, a 15-year-old boy, and four other suspects have been arrested in the Ojo Area of Lagos State for stealing female underwears.
The other suspects are; Chidinma Obietuake, 17; Chikwaka Chidima Jemfe, 17; Gold Enyinnaya, 23 and Akomas Amarachi, 26.
The teenager confessed that he had been stealing female underwears in the area for about a year.
Eziigbo was arrested alongside two other teenagers and two adult he alleged he had been taking the stolen underwears to.
He was said to have been sighted by a resident who had gone out to urinate.
The resident saw him collecting underwears on a cloth line in a building in the area.
The resident alerted his neighbours, who subsequently arrested the teenager and handed him over to the police.
During interrogation, the suspect said:
“I have been stealing female pants for about a year now, from different streets in Ojo.
“Thereafter, I would take them to some women who would give me stipends. I don’t know what they do with the pants.”
Further investigation led to the arrest of the four other suspects.
The suspects are all said to be residents of Ilufe area of Ojo.