Men of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected thief identified as Uchenna Ebube who was said to have abandoned his mission by watching a couple making love in their apartment.
BENCO NEWS learnt that the 25-year-old suspect broke into the couple’s apartment in Mercy Estate, Baruwa Area of Ipaja, Lagos State.
The suspect was caught in the living room of the couple around 4am after they had sex.
While reacting to the development, the Police disclosed that the suspect, Ebube is a native of Abia state and resides at Alaba area of Ojo Local Government.
“He gained entrance into the couple’s apartment through the window in order to steal their valuables.
He however waited for Idris and his wife to finish their sexual intercourse and sleep off so he could carry out his dastard mission, the Police disclosed.
According to reports, Luck met his waterloo as Idris rushed to the living room immediately after he finished making love to his wife and caught the suspect.
Ebube was later handed over to the Ipaja Police Division and has since been arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrate’s Court on two- count charge of burglary and stealing.
Although, he pleaded not guilty, but the police prosecutor, Kenneth Asibor, urged the court to set a date for hearing, promising the Police would disprove the suspect’s claim of not being guilty.
Magistrate, Mr. T.O Shomade, granted the suspect bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.
The matter was adjourned to November 13.