A suspected thief has drowned in the Alagbado area of Lagos State. It was learnt that the 35-year-old fell into a well on Modupe Ajayi Close around 1am on Thursday. He was reported to have scaled the fence into the compound before unknowingly falling into the well.
His cries were said to have woken up residents, who alerted the police and officials of the Lagos State Fire Service. An official of the fire service said, “Somebody ran into our Agege station around 1am and said a man had fallen into their well.He was recovered dead about one hour later.” Read more
Meanwhile, in Jos, the head of a suspected burglar got stuck between burglarproof bars while he was trying to escape with items he stole from a shop within the facility. It was learnt that the 32-year-old suspect, Solomon Clement, had entered the shop through the roof in the night.
He was said to have stolen seven pieces of suits, two blankets, 13 pairs of shoes and three pieces of bed sheets after which he tried to escape with the loots through the window. He had forced his body out of the window but was unfortunate as his head was trapped between the burglarproof bars. Read more
These are certainly cases of everyday for the thief, one day for the owner.