Nigerian Nabbed In Togo Over Shoplifting


Ghanaian and Togolese security agencies are investigating a shoplifting syndicate busted in Lome last Friday.

Sunday Obi, 35, a Nigerian, suspected to be the leader of the criminal ring is being held in custody in Lome with two others, while efforts are being made to trace other accomplices said to have crossed the border to Aflao.

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Mr Daniel Dzansi, Aflao District Police Crime Officer told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) that the modus operandi of the ring was for them to enter a shop with parcels of papers and discarded clothes purported to be goods bought from the shops earlier.

He said two of the suspects would carry the newly bought items out leaving behind the false luggage and a colleague ostensibly to pay for the items.

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