By Ahmed Tahiru Modibo
Ayo 17 years old and Wale 16 have been arrested for alleged chicken’s theft in a community at Jere village in Kaduna state by the vigilantes group.
The suspect were arranged before the village elders for displine.
According a woman Mrs. Amina, “My chickens got missing for the last two weeks. I even thought they were eating by some hunter’s dogs living next to my house. But to my greatest surprise, I saw my chickens one day at the next street while going to the market. When I asked the woman in whose compound I saw them, she told me that she bought them from two boys. When I asked her if she knew the boys, she said yes and that’s how we were able to arrest them with the help of the vigilante group.”
However, the suspect denied the allegation claiming that the chickens were given to them by one Musa Ibrahim who was nowhere to be found at the time of the arrest. After the arrest, many people complaint of their chickens being stolen by unknown gang of boy (bad boys) in the community.
An elderly man also said he have lost all his chickens following the frequent theft. He therefore called on parent to monitor their children with the types of company of friends they keep stating that they are easily lure in to bad group which would eventually led to arm robbery in the society.
On his side, the leader of the vigilante group in the community Mr.moses assured the resident proper protection in the community.
He also gave a warning to all those practicing such act to desist or face the law.