7th October, 2010
A 35-year old man,Ahmed Kareem was on Wednesday nabbed at 2, Seidu Ajibowu Street, OffÂ Olowu Street, Ikeja, Lagos, while attempting to steal a rug.
Kareem claimed that he was invited to the area by a tenant who wanted to sell the rug toÂ him but he later confessed that he sneaked into the compound on his own.
He said â€œI fell into this temptation because of the financial situation I found myself.Â Â I donâ€™t steal, this is just unfortunate.â€
According to one of the residents, Mr. Deola Obey, â€œa lot of things have been missing inÂ this house like our pots of soup, tables, chairs and other household materials.
The suspect was later handed over to the police.