- Opeyemi Tosin, a 26-year-old Nigerian serial burglar, recently met his Waterloo by ending in police net after stealing 26 generators
- @Naija_PR on Twitter posted a photo of the young man alongside other suspects with the generators that were stolen
- A tweep jokingly said Tosin stole the 26 generators to mark his age, adding that whatever punishment he will get should tally with 26
A 26-year-old Nigerian man identified as Opeyemi Tosin has been arrested for stealing no fewer than 26 generators.
The disclosure was made on Twitter by @Naija_PR which said Tosin, a serial burglar, was arrested in Akure, the Ondo state capital.
Sharing photos of the suspect alongside two suspects and the stolen generators, @Naija_PR wrote:
"A 26-year-old serial burglar identified as Opeyemi Tosin has been arrested for reportedly stealing no fewer than 26 generators in Akure."
Many Nigerians have reacted to this
Reacting, tweep with the handle @Obilala_2000 wrote:
"Apprentice politician. If this one eventually become politician, wahala don dey be dat."
"Dark days might be ahead, man's planning for the future."
"Baba dey thief 1 generator every year to mark him birthday....."
"This guy has a sentimental attachment with generators."
Another burglar lands in trouble
In similar news, a burglar has been arrested by the police in Zimbabwe for pretending to be a ghost to rob houses.
The young man was accused of breaking into houses in the night and scaring occupants who take to their heels after seeing him.
According to the report, the suspect will then proceed to cart away with valuables after succeeding in scaring his victims.
EFCC arrests impersonators
YEN.com.gh previously reported that two young Nigerian men were nabbed for impersonating officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and trying to extort money from a resident of an estate.
Making the disclosure on Twitter, a man identified as Samuel Otigba said the men were accompanied by a mobile policeman with a rifle who took to his heels.