A man nabbed for stealing bunches of plantain has claimed that he committed the offence to meet his girlfriend’s demand.

Plantain thief caught

According to the report shared online on Monday, May 24, the young man was caught in Ebedebiri, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state.

During his interrogation, the suspect claimed that he stole because of his girlfriend. According to him, his girlfriend requested for the sum of ten thousand naira (N10,000) to buy makeup and had given him a deadline to get the money.

Plantain thief caught

The suspect said he became frustrated when the deadline was approaching so he resorted to stealing.

He revealed that he entered people’s farms in Ebedebiri and harvested their plantains, which he planned to sell in order to raise money for his girlfriend.

However, the suspected thief has pleaded with the community leaders to forgive him.

Meanwhile, a 15-year-old girl is currently at large after she allegedly stabbed her 18-year-old brother, Anthony Nganga to death with a kitchen knife over N765 (Ksh200).


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