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Police Arrests Man After Allegedly Carting Away Items From Short-let Apartment, in Abuja

A Man has been arrested after allegedly carting away items from a short-let apartment he rented alongside his girlfriend in Abuja. His arrest followed a complaint from a Twitter user @Estakinleye.


She had taken to the platform over the weekend to raise alarm about the alleged theft.


”Good evening, i have a shortlet (Gwagwalada, Abuja) business that i run and he just started about 2months ago. The last client that came to stay in the apartment, firstly he paid for 1week with his girl friend and later extended with 2 weeks making 3weeks in total. His rent expire today Saturday 20th August and by the time we got to the apartment we realised that all the loads in the apartment are GONE (pictures are above before and after pics)


The only thing he left was broom. Some of the things he carried are my solar kits which contains Television, dstv kits including plate, 3 differents solar panels he went on top of the root and removed all, fan, bed, bed frame, plate, curtains, spoons, water reserve e.t.c. We just started this business. Phone number he dropped for his next of kin is not going through likewise his phone numbers, we have been to the police station to report the case but they said they will track his number (when his number start going through) which I don’t know if the number will ever go through. 

We were able to get 2 of his pictures which is attached, doing our conversionwhen he just came he said he lives in kubwa, Abuja. The girl friend came from benin. Kindly help us post, anyone that can help us locate him or his family member.”

Giving an update on Twitter, the FCT police say the suspect has been arrested and an investigation into the matter has commenced.

”While expecting the complainant to reach out to the Police. We wish to intimate members of the public about the Arrest of the suspect. The investigation has commenced and the input of the complainant is needed to lend credence to the process.”

Source: Estakinleye (twitter)

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