Woman arrested during wedding
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC ) in Borno said it had arrested a 27 year-old spinster, Zainab Abdullahi, over alleged theft of N12, 000 at a wedding ceremony in Maiduguri.
Abdullahi said that the suspect was usually dressing in expensive attires and attending wedding ceremonies with intent to steal from guests.
According to him, on January 1, a lady reported to the command that her purse containing money was stolen and presented a picture of the person she was suspecting.
“Similar incident also occurred on January 6, a purse belonging to some women was stolen at a wedding event in Polo area of Maiduguri. The suspect was identified through CCTV video footage,” he said.
The commandant disclosed that handbags, four cell phones, two goggles, $100 dollar note and N12, 000 were recovered from the suspect.