Two commercial sex workers have been arrested by the Delta State Police Command for allegedly stealing N57, 000 from a customer in Asaba.
The suspects (name withheld) were arrested by the police on
Saturday night around Asaba shopping mall after they allegedly stole the money from the customer’s bag when he took the two of them to his hotel room somewhere in Okpanam road not too far from the shopping mall.
Delta State Police Command spokesman, Bright Edafe, who confirmed the incident, said the suspects escaped from the hotel room, which prompted the man to raise the alarm.
He said the police in the area swung into action and arrested the sex workers within the shopping mall where they had escaped to and were seen drinking with others.
Meanwhile, Delta State Police Command says it has also arressted two suspected tricycle thieves in Asaba on Sunday night, adding that the suspects were currently being detained for further investigation.
A statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, Edafe Bright, said that the Suspects: Ayodele Benson 46, and Sylvester Ovwori 43 were arrested following intelligence report as they were about moving the stolen tricycles to Onitsha.
Bright said that the two suspects upon interrogation confessed to the crime, saying that the two tricycles were stolen from the owner after they defaulted in payment in ‘balance and carry’ arrangements.