By ONYEKACHUKWU MELUWA, Warri
Nigerian Police force in Enerhen Divisional Headquarters on Wednesday have arrested a suspected thief (name unknown) for passing a night inside Sterling Bank’s toilet with the intention of stealing, in Uvwie Local Government Area of Delta State.
AUTHENTIC News Daily learnt that the suspect was found inside the bank’s restrooms when staff of the bank resumed operations for the day.
The suspect was caught while trying to come out from the bank and handed over to the Police on Wednesday at about 8am by staff of the bank.
Sources said, ”the suspect gained entrance into the bank restroom during working hours on Tuesday November 5th, with the intention to steal from the bank.
”When it was morning, he was running out from the bank after collecting money left in the counter when staff of the bank who came to work saw him and alerted others who get hold of him and handed him over to the Police”.
In a chat with our correspondent, a bank official who craved anonymity said, “The suspect may have entered since yesterday with a motive to steal. Thank God he was caught.”
When contacted for comments, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Adeyinka Adeleke confirmed the report.
He said, ‘yes it is true’, ”the man hid inside the bank with the intention of stealing but he was caught when trying to escape in the morning.
CP Adeleke also said, ”It is only a man that was caught and not with his girlfriend”.