A young man has stated that he took to crime and went to steal plantain because his girlfriend asked him for money to do her makeup.
According to social media posts, the plantain thief was nabbed in Ebedebiri, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state.
During interrogation by a community leader, Peres Double, the suspect claimed that his girlfriend demanded for the sum of ten thousand naira (N10,000) supposedly to buy make-up and had given him a deadline to get the money.
The suspected thief from Angiama community, said he became so frustrated that he entered people’s farms in Ebedebiri, 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.