- A man has been caught trying to sell off plantain he stole from a farm
- The man indicated that he was committing the crime so as to raise money for his girlfriend
- Further investigation showed that the man's girlfriend wanted the money to pay for her make-up
A young man has been arrested for stealing bunches of plantain in Ebedebiri, Sagbama LGA of Bayelsa, after he was accosted by some Good Samaritans in the area.
The report sighted by YEN.com.gh on a popular Nigerian Instagram page, Instablognaija, the man admitted the crime and gave the reason for his action.
According to him the reason for his action was because he was trying to raise some funds for his girlfriend.
Asked what the funds were going to be used for, the man said his girlfriend demanded the money to pay for a make-up session.
According to reports shared by community leaders on Monday, May 24, the suspect was caught and during interrogation by a community leader, he confessed to the act.
He said that his girlfriend demanded the sum of GHC150 supposedly to buy make-up and had given him a deadline to get the money.
The suspected plantain thief said he became so frustrated that he entered people's farms in the community, harvested their plantains in a bid to sell them, and raise money for his girlfriend.
The suspect pleaded with the community leadership to forgive him.
Meanwhile, a video making rounds on social media has shown a final year female university student writing her last exam on her wedding day and in her wedding gown.
In the video, the lady was seen being accompanied out of the exam hall by a man presumed to be her husband, judging by the way he was dressed.
The lady who was wearing a white ball-gown-designed wedding dress was beaming with smiles as her outfit attracted many eyes.
While walking on the walkway out of the examination hall with her supposed husband, many of her mates followed closely behind as they videoed the rather rare occurrence.
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