The police in Gwarinpa have arrested a man for allegedly taking a woman’s purse during a church service at the Holy Cross Church, Gwarinpa.
Police sources said the suspect identified only as Ikechukwu, was arrested at about 8.00p.m. on Sunday after the case was reported at the police station.
A source said the woman raised alarm that her purse was missing from her bag when she had wanted to give offering during the service. “As the woman rose to give offering during the service, she opened her bag and discovered that the purse was missing from the bag. She started shouting,” the source said. The source added that the suspect later presented the purse to her but could not give satisfactory answer on how he got the purse.
“But when she opened the purse, her ATM card, 100 dollar note and N12, 000 were gone,” the source said. Read more