Recall that an infamous pant thief has been arrested in the eastern part of Nigeria. Though still infamous, this man as seen above is about to be the most talked about pant thief.
It was gathered that the suspect was traced to his home after a theft where shocking items were found in his possession during a search and Panties, bras, cream, ear rings, soap, cash among other items were recovered from his house.
When quizzed by those who nabbed him why he stole the panties and bras in particular, the suspect said he doesn’t know why he stole them. He said he went to a house to steal only money but didn’t know the spirit that entered into him which made him to steal the underwear. The serial thief said the panties and bras are of no use to him but decided to keep them in his house.
In the last couple of months, stealing of panties for ritual purposes has gradually replaced killing of humans and harvesting of human parts which used to be the norm. Investigations reveal that the discharge from a lady’s private part on any stolen pant is believed to be vital for money ritual. Consequently, from Imo to Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Edo, Anambra, among other states in the country, stealing of pants has been on the increase. Pant thieves caught by residents, were, in many instances, lynched before the arrival of security agents. Meanwhile, some of the perpetrators were said to have devised means such as disguising as women to steal pants spread on lines to dry.
Female hostels and dormitories are worst hit, as several students have had their pants stolen. Worst hit One of such pant thieves was caught in a female hostel at Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese-Ijebu on Monday. The suspect, as gathered, disguised as a woman selling ice cream to gain access into the hostel. But as he was leaving, some students, out of curiosity, demanded to know what was in the bulky bag he was carrying only to discover that it was filled with pants. On January 11, 2019, at about 6:48am, policemen attached to Central Police Station (CPS), Onitsha, Anambra State arrested one Chinonye Okorie, aged 19, for allegedly stealing pants.
Okorie, who allegedly stole the pants that had been washed and spread on a line at No. 21 Umuna Street Odoakpu, Onitsha, said he intended to sell them for N80, 000. Also on January 9, 2019, a middle aged man, simply identified as Ifeanyi, was almost lynched after he was caught stealing ladies’ pants at a students’ hostel located at Mgbakwu in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State.