A young man has been arrested in Ebedebiri community in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State for stealing plantain from people’s farms in order to raise the sum of N10,000 for his girlfriend.
This was disclosed in a post on Facebook by one Afiriki Mieseifa on Monday, adding that during interrogation by a community leader, Peres Double, the suspect claimed that his girlfriend had demanded for the sum of money supposedly to buy makeup and had given him a deadline to get the money.
The suspect, who hails from Angiama community in the same local government, was said to have also confessed that he became frustrated and with the thought of losing his lover, he entered people’s farms in Ebedebiri and harvested their plantains in a bid to sell them and raise money for his girlfriend.
“I decided to steal the plantains so I can sell and raise the N10,000 my girlfriend demanded to buy her makeup.
“She had given me an ultimatum to give her the money or she would leave me. It was the fear of losing her that I entered the farms to steal the plantains,” the suspect was qouted to have said.